Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri.

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Name :
Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri.
Is an Siddha Kshetra (Place of Salvation).
Address :
Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri
Place & Post – Sonagiri, Dist. – Datia (M.P.) Pin – 475685
Phone 07522 – 262307, 262310
Management committee :
(The entire hill area is managed by Sonagiri Samrakshini Committee. Its office works from Temple No. 14.)
Shri Dig. Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri Samrakshini Committee
Place & Post – Sonagiri, Dist. – Datia (M.P.) Pin – 475685
Phone 07522 – 262222, 262375, 262223
Chair Person :
Shri Dal Chand Jain
Chameli Chauk, Sagar (M.P.)
Phone 07582 – 2222037, 2222789
Secretary :
Shri Gyan Chand Jain Advocate
Syadvad Bhawan, Maniram Ka Bara, Dana Oli, Lashkar,
Dist. – Gwalior (M.P.) Pin – 475001
Another organization Shri Paramagam Shrawak Trust is also working here. Details are as under :
Name
Shri Paramagam Shrawak Trust Sonagiri
Kund-Kund Nagar, Sonagiri, Dist. – Datia (M.P.) Pin – 475685
Phone 07522 – 262307, 262210, 9425726867
Chairman
Shri Poonam Chand Sethi
M-231, Greater Kailash Part II, New Delhi – 48
Secretary
Shri Keshari Mal Patni
Sonagiri, Dist. – Datia (M.P.) Pin – 475685
Phone 07522 – 262522
Nearby City :
Datia 15 km (By Road) 15 km (By Train)
Jhansi 45 km (By Road) 48 km (By Train)
Gwalior 75 km (By Road) 72 km (By Train)
About Sonagiri :

This sacred place is popular among devotees & ascetic saints to practice for self discipline, austerity and to attain Nirvana (Salvation) since the time of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu (The 8th Teerthankar), Five & half Crores of ascetic saints have achived salvation (Moksha or Nirvana) from here.
The Samavsharan of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu came here for 17 times. Nang, Anang, Chintagati, Poornachand, Ashoksen, Shridatta, Swarnbhadra and many other saints achieved salvation from here.
This is the unique place known as Laghu Sammed Shikhar covering the area of 132 acres of two hills. There are 77 beautiful Jain temples with sky high spires, Temple No. 57 is main among them.
Acharya Shubh Chandra & Bhartrihari lived and worked here for spiritual achievements. They completed here some texts also.

Main Temple & Idol :

Temple No. 57 on hill is the main temple. This is vast in size, very beautiful, having attractive artistic spire, in this temple principal deity are Lord Chandraprabhu, 11 feet in height and two other beautiful idols of Lord Sheetalnath & Parsvanath are installed. There is a column of dignity (Manstambh) near temple 43 feet in height and an attractive model of Samavsharan, big in size is also here.

Temple Kind of:
Digambar (Whole area & temples)
Other Temple :

Other more than 77 temples on hill, there are 26 temples in the village, most of them are old enough.
At Kund-Kund Nagar, on 25 feet high plate form, a colossus of Lord Bahubali in standing posture 18 feet in height has been installed, below it a hall is built to practice the meditation.
Attractive models of Sammedshikar, Girnar, Champapur and Pavapur are constructed here. These are the places of salvation (Nirvana Kshetra) of 24 Teerthankars, images are pleasing to eyes.
In all the Dharmashalas separate temples are built, details are as below: –
Bhattarka Kothi Principal deity Bhagwan Shantinath
Beespanthi Kothi (Temple of Mirrors) Principal deity Bhagwan Anantnath
Terapanthi Kothi Principal deity Bhagwan Parsvanath
Tyagi Vrati Ashram Principal deity Bhagwan Chandraprabhu
Kund-Kund Nagar Principal deity Bhagwan Bahubali
Delhi-wali Dharmshala Principal deity Bhagwan Chandraprabhu

Natural Scenario :
Pure natural environment, hilly are and scene of beautiful temples with high spires looks very attractive, pleasing to eyes & mind.
Annual Gatherings :
Annual Festival (Mela) – From Falgun Shukla 14 to Chaitra Krishna 5
Facilities :

Delhiwali Dharmshala 20 normal rooms, 25 semi-deluxe rooms, 25 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.
Beespanthi Kothi 20 normal room, 15 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.
Tyagi Vrati Ashram 10 normal room, 4 deluxe rooms
Terapanthi Kothi 30 normal room, 40 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.
Kund-Kund Nagar 45 normal room 45 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.
Others – Three Jain Mess

Means of approach :
Bus of Sonagiri Kshetra is available at Sonagiri Railway Station.Road – On Dabra-Datia Road Sonagiri stands, Kshetra is 5 km ahead from here. This also lies on Gwalior-Jhansi Road. Tempo & Tongaes are available here for Kshetra.
Train – Sonagiri Railway Station lies on Agra-Jhansi line. Kshetra is 3 km ahead from here.
Airport – Gwalior & Jhansi
Nearby Places :
Devgarh
Atishaya Kshetra
Chanderi
Papouraji
Thuvonji
Gopachal – Gopachal Atishaya Kshetra famous for high colossus of Lord Adinath and others the wonderful creation by artists, a must for devotees to see.

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11 comments

    • Shruti 4 August, 2014 at 06:59 Reply

      Sachendra ji, jai jinendra.
      Have you been to sonagir lately?I plan to teavel next month.pls let me know how is the accommodation and ither facilities there now.

      • Sunil Jain 24 September, 2014 at 11:36 Reply

        Jai jinendra
        There is lots of dharamshala in sonagir so no problem in accommodation and no need for advance booking also

  1. Prashant Metkar 18 December, 2014 at 21:54 Reply

    Can anyone tell me how to reach Hastinapur from Songir. What is the easiest way to reach by railway or by road?

  2. Gaurav Mittal 8 August, 2015 at 19:34 Reply

    Please provide details of online booking of Jain Dharamshala at Sonagirji, if such facility exists.

  3. Atul jain,kailash hill,New Delhi 23 December, 2015 at 07:52 Reply

    Good information Should also provide advance booking system for lodging from cities like Delhi with local telephone numbers and best season to visit

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