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    History – This tirth belongs to a period earlier than the times of the last Tirthankara Bhagawan Mahavir. It was the capital of King Siddhartha, the father of Bhagawan Mahavir. bhagwan Mahavira spent nearly 30 years of his life time at this place. He took diksa at the age of thirty on the auspicious tenth day of the dark half of the month of Kartak in the year 513 of the vikram era. Three Kalyanas of Bhagawan Mahavira took place here and this has increased its importance in Jain history. We can find a Jain temple on the Kshatriyakund hill, there is an idol of Bhagawan Mahavir in the temple at the birth-place of Mahavir. The ancient idol of Bhagawan Mahavir here is very attractive. There are many ancient ruined buildings near the temple. They remind the ancient places of Kumargram, Mahankund, Bramankund, Morak etc. At the foot of the hill, there are two small temples. The two temples at the foot of the hill are called Chyavan Kalyanak and diksa Kalyanak. There is an ancient temple in Lachhavad, we can find two Jain idols at this place one made of stone and the other is made of metal.

    How to Reach – Kshatriyakund Giriraj is at a distance 5 kilometers from the foot of the hill. Lachhavad is at a distance of 5 kilometers from the foot of the hill. Buses and private vehicles are available.

    Accommodation Details – Boarding and lodging facilities are available at this place.

    Temple Name – Sri Mahavir Swami Digambar Jain Temple::/temple_name|0|temple::

    Temple Type – Digambar Temple

    Main Deity – Nearly 2 feet high, black-colored idol of Bhagawan Vardhamana Mahavira in the Padmasana posture.

    Location – The temple is situated on the hill of the thick forest at a distance of 5 kilometers from the foot of Kshatriyakund. The nearest railway station Jamari and Kyub are at a distance 30 kilometers.


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