Vasai Jain Temple in Bhadreshwar Kutch Gujarat India

Bhadreshwar Temple is commonly known as Vasai Jain temple, it is a religious worshiped place for Jain community and Jain follower.This temple has very historic and ancient and have much importance in Jainism. The temple is also considered as a Historic Monument too. This temple is recognized as an old temple out of all Jain temples in India. It is one of the panchtirth of Kutch of Jain sacred places.Here is some fact about Vasai Jain Temple in Bhadreshwar Kutch Gujarat India.

 

Location: 27 km away from Mundra taluka of Kutch
Address: Bhadreshwar Village, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Pincode: 370410
Built In: Around 5th century
Built By: Initiated by Shri Devchand
Dedicated to: Jain Lord Ajitnath
Signification: A Tamrapatra was found here
Entry : Free 
Photography: Not allowed inside the temple
Temple Timing: 6.00 AM to 8.00 PM daily
Aarti Timing: Daily at 6.00 AM
Best time to visit:Jan,Feb Nov and Dec
Visiting timing : 1 hour
Main Attraction: Main Temple and other small shrines
Architecture: Similar to other Jain temple style 
Festivals : Mahavir Jayanti
Phone Number: 02838 282 382
Maximum Temp : 50.3°C
Minimum Temp : 31.7°C
How to reach By Air: The nearest airport is Kandla Airport.
How to reach By Rail: The nearest railway station is Vasai which is 15.6 km away from the temple. There are various trains available from all over Gujarat and out of India too.
How to reach By Bus or Road: Nearest Bus stand is Mundra which is 27 KM away from temple. You can easily get a private transportation, Buses and Luxury coaches from major towns from anywhere in Gujarat State.

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Vasai Jain Templeis located at is located in the village of Bhadreshwar in Kutch district of Gujarat State of India.The temple was built around 5th century and built Shri Devchand.The temple is dedicated to Jain Lord Ajitnathji.There are 44 small temples are also situated around the main shrine. The temple area is 48 feet in width and faces east direction. The design of the temple is very similar to the Dilwara Temple which is in Abu. The temple contains three images of Jain lord, central of Thirthankara, second of Santinath, and a third of Parshwanath. All images are made with the pure white marbles and look so manifesting. It is one of the panchtirth of Kutch of Jain sacred places.

Old Temple

The original foundation of the temple was laid centuries ago by a devout Jain named Devchandra. This was then renovated in the year 1125 by Jagdusha, who was a renowned and wealthy Jain merchant and philanthropist. During the many earthquakes that struck this region in the 17th and 18th centuries, this temple was renovated by the Mistris of Kutch. The most recent earthquake in 2001 resulted in total destruction of the temple. The temple has now undergone a complete restoration and rehabilitation.The temple was renovated many times after its construction. Many wealthy Jain merchants and follower gave their support to the temple. Inside the Jain temple, there are two mosques in Bhadreshwar also, that were constructed during around the 11th century and clearly shows Iran’s attack on years ago.



In this temple Mahavir Jayanti Jain Festival grand celebration.People celebrate Mahavir Jayanti with full delight and devotional spirit. The main festival is Mahavir Jayanti which is celebrated Badreshvar or Vasai Jain temple. Mahavir Jayanti is commemorated as the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir.Many devotees visit temples and meditate and offer prayers to Mahavir and monks give some spiritual speech in the temples to be good and virtuous. The temple is decorated with lamps and flowers on this special day and people feel great by taking part in the celebration too. Many Other religious ceremonies are also held by the temple trust.

Other visiting Places in Kutch Gujarat

Kutch Rann Utsav
Mandvi Beach
Wild Ass Sanctuary
Dholavira
Ashapura Matano Madh
Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

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