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Melapandal (Melapazanthai)

    Melapandal is a village in the Arcot Taluk of Vellore District.

    Ancient idol of Tirthankar Adinath in Paryankasana, Adinathar Digambar Jain Temple, Melapandal/ Melapazanthai, Arcot Taluk, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India.
    Ancient idol of Tirthankar Adinath in Paryankasana, Adinathar Digambar Jain Temple, Melapandal/Melapazanthai, Arcot Taluk, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India.

    Main Deity – About 2.5 feet high stone idol of Tirthankar Adinath in paryankasan.

    History – The Adinathar Digambar Jain temple was constructed in the 19th century.

    Jain Idols at Adinathar Temple – We can find metal idols of a Jaina Yantra, Panchaparameshti, Navadevata, idols of Tirthankar Parshwanath in Kayotsarga and paryankasana with attractive prabhavali, a Tirthankar in Paryankasana, Nandishwara, and Tirthankar Adinath in Paryankasana.

    Location – Melapandal is located at a distance of 35 km from the taluk centre Arcot and 59 km from the district centre Vellore.

    Google Coordinates – 12.65692, 79.39304

    Contact Details – Dharamabalan +91 9751193220, Sripal +91 9962432101

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