History – According to the inscriptions carved on the walls of the temple it is said that thi temple was constructed on the fifth day of the dark half of the month of Jeth in the year 1251 of the Vikram era. Some of the inscriptions found in this temple tell us that the history of this temple belongs to a time prior to the 12th century. There is a reference that a well was built in the temple by Shravaka Dhaneshwar and his family. A flag is raised on the temple on the tenth day of the dark half of the month of Shravana.
Behind the Chetak theatre in the vicinity of Chetak Circle, a major landmark of Udaipur, we can find a big Swethambara temple named Sethi ki Badi Mandir the front wall of which is adorned with murals typical of this city. Another Jaina temple worth visiting is known by the name of Chougan ka Mandir, situated on the road from Chetak Circle to Swaroop Lake. The special attraction of this temple is the marble statue of a seated Jina which is worshipped as the first Tirthankara of the next time cycle. There are two more temples within the same compound, dedicated to Shantinatha and Mahavira respectively, as well as a secondary school, a club, a,Jaina bhojan-shala and the Shri Vijaya Shanti Shiksa Bhavan.
On the pinnacled temple of Bhagawan Chanda Parshwanatha, there is an inscription, of the year 1325 of the Vikram era. This ancient temple was renovated by Rugnathsinh in the year 1982 of the Vikram era. Glazed tiles on the walls and the painting of clay on the ceiling are attractive. This idol of Parshwanatha in Udaipur is also called the Udiyakar Parshvanath. There are as many as forty temples here.
How to Reach – The temple is situated at the foot of the hill, outside the Uthman village. This temple is at a distance of 20 kilometers from Javai-bandh (dam), and the nearest railway station and at a distance of 22 kilometers from the city of Sirohi. Buses and private vehicles are available to this place. Boarding and lodging facilities are available at this place.
Main Deity – Nearly 55 cms high, white-coloured idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath in the Padmasana posture.