Sri Digambar Jain (Prachin) Bada Mandir Trust (R), Hastinapur, (Meerut District) Uttar Pradesh, Pincode: 250404, India. Phone: 01233-280133, 280188. Website: Digambar Jain Trilok Shodh Sansthan, Jambudweep, Hastinapur, (Meerut District) Uttar Pradesh, Pincode: 250 404, India. Phone: 01233-280184, 01233-280236, 9412708203, 9411025124. Website: E–mail: Sri Hastinapur Jain Shwethambar Tirth Samiti Hastinapur (Meerut District) Uttar Pradesh, Pin: 250404, […]

Around Hastinapur

Other Places of Jain Interest Around Hastinapur: Haridwar, Meerut, Lodhi Road, Gyana Sthali, Ganeshpur, Vehalna. Other Places of Interest around Hastinapur: Haridwar, Rishikesh.


Good accommodation facilities are available at the dharmashalas in the premises of the Badamandir; dharmashala found opposite to the Kailashparvat Mandir; dharmashala in the premises of Jambudweep complex and dharmashala managed by the Shwethambar Jain Samaj.

Jambudweep Complex

The Jambudweep complex spread over an area of 30 acres has been developed under the guidance of Her Holiness 105 Sri Gyanamathi Mathaji. The entire activity of maintaining and managing the Jambudweep complex has been undertaken by Digambar Jain Trilok Sansthan. Jambudweep & Gyanamathi Mathaji Her Holiness 105 Sri Gyanamathi Mathaji during her chaturmas (monsoon […]

Kailash Parvat Mandir

Kailash parvat is the place of salvation of Lord Adinath, the first Tirthankara, however Kailash parvat is currently under the control of China. Hence it is very difficult for the Jains to reach this place. Keeping this in mind the Badamandir Management trust decided to construct the Kailash Parvat Mandir at Hastinapur, as Hastinapur is […]


This is a place of religious importance that is similar to an ashrama where the Jain Munis live and are places of religious importance associated with events of Tirthankaras life. We can find three Nishiyaji’s in Hastinapur associated with four Tirthankaras. In the following lines we will try to explore some information about these places. […]

Ascend and Descend of Hastinapur

Though being such a historical and religiously important place in both the Jaina and Hindu history, Hastinapur has undergone a series of changes with numerous ascends and descends with the passage of time. In 1200 BCE – During the period of King Nichakshu, the city of Hastinapur and the surrounding area was attacked by a […]

Jain Temples

The Jain temples at Hastinapur can be broadly divided as follows: Badamandir Complex Nishiyaji Kailash Parvat Mandir Jambudweep Complex Swetamber Temples Sri Jain Sthanak Swethambar Jain Temples of Hastinapur

Badamandir Complex

Sri Digambar Jain Badamandir is the oldest of all the Jain temples and is one of the main attractions at Hastinapur. The complex encloses a centrally located Badamandir surrounded by a group of Jain temples dedicated to different Tirthankaras. They are as below: Bada Mandir Sri Digambar Jain Badamandir is the oldest of all the […]


Hastinapur is at a distance of 37 Kilometers from Meerut, 120 Kms from Delhi, 141 Kms from Haridwar and 253 Kms from Agra. It is well connected with National Highway, State Highways and District roads. Approach Route from Delhi – Delhi – Ghaziabad – Modinagar – Meerut – Hastinapur, total distance – 120 Kms. Approach […]

Origin of the Name

Called by the names Gajapur (‘Paumchariyu’ by Vilamsuri), Nagpur (‘Paumchariyu’ by Vilamsuri), Kunjarpur, Shantinagar, Brahmasthal and Asandivat in the history, Hastinapur has a history that dates back to the time of Bhagawan Adinatha. Lord Adinatha had established 52 Mahajanapadas, Kurujangal Pradesh was one of them, with its capital as Gajapur. This might have been named […]


Hastinapur has a very unique place in the history of Jainism, Hinduism and India. So, while we try to read through its history we come across many interetisting facts both from the Jaina point of view and otherwise. In these pages we will concentrate mainly on its Jaina significance with just some passing reference to […]


History – We can find the Vrishabanjal Dhyana Yoga Ashram at Vardhamanapuram. This ashram has been built under the guidance of Balabrahmachari  Tapaswini Sadhvi Maa Kaushala. We can find the Nature Cure Centre at the ashram. Where in all the human illness is being cured by means of Dhyana and Yoga. We can also find […]


History – The idol of Bhagwan Neminatha is said to have got in a tank. The idol of Bhagawan Neminatha is said to be miraculous and people say that sounds of various musical instruments are heard during the night. Also the expressions on the face of Bhagawan Neminatha changes from that of a child in […]


History – Srinagar was the capital of the king Pauri Garhwal. The Jain temple is located on the banks of the river Alakananda. The idol of Bhagwan Parshwanath is very attractive. How to Reach – Srinagar is an important town of the Garhwal region along the Badri and Kedar route and is 107 Kms from Hrishikesh. […]


History – The ancient history of this tirth belongs to the times of Bhagawan Adishvar. This is the Holy Land of all the four Kalyanakas – chayan, birth, diksa and attainment of omniscience of Bhagawan Samabhanath. There is a mention that Emperor. Ashok and King Samprati built many temples and stupas here. Around the year 900 […]


History – Shauripur is being named after Sauri of the Yadu dynasty. Shauripur is the land of Chyavan and birth kalyanas of Bhagawan Neminatha. It the book ‘Vividh Kalap’ written by one of the Acharyas of the 14th century there is a  mention of the renovation and the installation of the idol of Bhagawan Neminatha. […]

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