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    History – Div is one of the Ajahara sacred places in the Saurashtra region. This village is mentioned in the Kalpasutra thus giving an evidence about the historicity of the place. It is said that Hirvijaysurishvaraji had come here for his monsoon sojourn(Chaturmas). Because of the artistic beauty and antiquity of the idol, it came to be known as Navlakha Parshwanatha. We can find two more Jain temples in the village.

    How to Reach – The temple is situated in the center of the village Div. The nearest railway station of Delvada is at distance of 8 Kms from Div and Una is at a distance of 13 Kms. The boarding and lodging facilities are available in the Dharmashala inside the compound of the temple.

    Main Deity – About 30 inches high, yellow colored idol of Bhagawan Navlakha Parshwanatha in Padmasana posture.

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