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Temples

Achalgarh Jain Temples, Achalgarh Teerth

Rajasthan , Sirohi

Within the forts of Achalgarh in the hill station of Mount Abu, are the Achalgarh Jain Temples, a popular pilgrimage destination of the Jains. The fort and the temple were believed to built by Rana Kumbha of the Mewar dynasty. The idol of MULANAYAKA Shri Adishvar Bhagavan was constructed by Karmade and was installed in 1518.

Legend

Architecture

The climb through the steps of Achalgarh fort takes you to the entrance to the Jain temple before the very top of the steps. A sense of serenity envelops the courtyard, with its white marble pillars and carved sculptures. From the courtyard a few more steps will take you to the shrine. The main idol weighs several tons and is made of Panchloha. The temple is a "chaumukhi", with an idol facing all four cardinal directions. There is a second set of...View more

Darsan Info

Timings : Timings : 5.00 AM to 7.00 PM
The temple with its serene surroundings are popular among the Jain devotees for peaceful meditation.

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Darsan Dresscode

Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative clothing.

Culture

Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India.  It has been a favored destination for tourists away from the heat of Rajasthan and neighbouring Gujarat for centuries. The Achalgarh fort was built in the 14th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar. The fort is now in ruins.

Location and Contact

Achalgarh, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India 307501

By rail - Mount Abu had rail services from  major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Ajmer, Pali, Jaipur, Ahmedabad etc.                                                     
By road - Mount Abu is well connected by road to other cities of Rajasthan. The temple is situated eleven kms from Mount Abu. One can hire a local taxi or jeep to reach the base of the temple from the railway or bus station. There is a steep climb of steps to the temple. Chair cars are available for those who cannot climb.    
By air - Maharana  Pratap airport in Udaipur is 180 kms from Mount Abu. Taxis and buses are available from the airport.

Additional Info

  1. Ratna Vilas (+91 99830 09294)
    Hotel Polo View (02974235487).
    Jain yatris can stay at the temple dharamshala.
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Temple Rituals

The priests perform the regular rituals and rites

Regular Offerings

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Special Rituals

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