Sonagiri

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General Info of Sonagiri

History of sonagiri

This sacred place is popular among devotees & ascetic saints to practice for self-discipline, austerity and to attain Nirvana (Salvation) since the time of BhagwanChandraprabhu (The 8th Teerthankar), Five & half Crores of ascetic saints have achived salvation (Moksha or Nirvana) from here.

The Samavsharan of BhagwanChandraprabhu came here for 17 times. Nang, Anang, Chintagati, Poornachand, Ashoksen, Shridatta, Swarnbhadra and many other saints achieved salvation from here.

This is the unique place known as LaghuSammedShikhar covering the area of 132 acres of two hills. There are 77 beautiful Jain temples with sky high spires, Temple No. 57 is main among them.

AcharyaShubh Chandra &Bhartrihari lived and worked here for spiritual achievements. They completed here some texts also.

Nearby Places

GopachalAtishayaKshetra famous for high colossus of Lord Adinath and others the wonderful creation by artists, a must for devotees to see.

Chanderi, Papouraji, Thuvonji, Devgarh and many sacred places are here in nearby area.

Facilities

DelhiwaliDharmshala 20 normal rooms, 25 semi-deluxe rooms, 25 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

BeespanthiKothi 20 normal room, 15 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

TyagiVrati Ashram 10 normal room, 4 deluxe rooms

TerapanthiKothi 30 normal room, 40 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

Kund-Kund Nagar 45 normal room 45 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.
Others – Three Jain Mess

Places Of Tourist Attraction

Main Temple & Idol

Temple No. 57 on hill is the main temple. This is vast in size, very beautiful, having
Attractive artistic spire, in this temple principal deity are Lord Chandraprabhu, 11 feet in height and two other beautiful idols of Lord Sheetalnath&Parsvanath are installed. There is a column of dignity (Manstambh) near temple 43 feet in height and an attractive model of Samavsharan, big in size is also here.

Temple Kind of

Digambar (Whole area & temples)

Other Temple

Other more than 77 temples on hill, there are 26 temples in the village; most of them are old enough.
At Kund-Kund Nagar, on 25 feet high plate form, a colossus of Lord Bahubali in standing posture 18 feet in height has been installed, below it a hall is built to practice the meditation.

Attractive models of Sammedshikar, Girnar, Champapur and Pavapur are constructed here. These are the places of salvation (Nirvana Kshetra) of 24 Teerthankars, images are pleasing to eyes.

In all the Dharmashalas separate temples are built, details are as below: -

  • BhattarkaKothi Principal deityBhagwanShantinath
  • BeespanthiKothi (Temple of Mirrors) Principal deity BhagwanAnantnath
  • TerapanthiKothi Principal deityBhagwanParsvanath
  • TyagiVrati Ashram Principal deityBhagwanChandraprabhu
  • Kund-Kund Nagar Principal deity BhagwanBahubali
  • DelhiwaliDharmshala Principal deityBhagwanChandraprabhu

Natural Scenario

Pure natural environment, hilly are and scene of beautiful temples with high spires looks very attractive, pleasing to eyes & mind.

Annual Gatherings

Annual Festival (Mela) – From FalgunShukla 14 to Chaitra Krishna 5

Excursions of Sonagiri

  • Datia 15 km (By Road) 15 km (By Train)
  • Jhansi 45 km (By Road) 48 km (By Train)
  • Gwalior 75 km (By Road) 72 km (By Train)

Tour Packages of Sonagiri

How to get there

Road

On Dabra-Datia Road Sonagiri stands, Kshetra is 5 km ahead from here. This also lies on Gwalior-Jhansi Road. Tempo &Tongaes are available here for Kshetra.

Train

Sonagiri Railway Station lies on Agra-Jhansi line. Kshetra is 3 km ahead from here.

Airport

Gwalior & Jhansi

Map of Sonagiri

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