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Shri Mangi Tungiji Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra

 Mangi Tungi Jain Temple

Location:
Shri Mangi Tungiji Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra is  situated in Baglan tehsil, about 125 Km from Nashik,  69 Km from Manmad Siddakshetra, 125 km from Gajpantha and 180 km from Ellora. It  lies on Delhi-Bhopal - khandwa central rail route,  10 km away from Tahrabad via (Satana- Tahrabad). Nashik.

The nearest airport is at Nasik. Taxis and  Busses are available for Mangi Tungi from Nasik, Malegaon and Manmarh.

Shri Mangi Tungi  is a Siddha Kshetra where total 99 carores of ascetics attained salvation including Ram, Hanuman, Sugriva, Nal, Neel, Mahaneel, Gava, Gavaksha and so many others.

Shri Mangi Tungiji consists of two hills Mangi  and Tungi are two cliffs of a single mountain. Mangi is situated at a height of 4343 feet and Tungi is situated at 4366 feet above the sea level. There are seven old temples on Mangi hill and so many images of feet of saints are installed here. There is a  pond on Mangi hill named Krishna Kund.  It is believed that Lord Krishna was cremated from here. A Cave named Balbhadra Cave where idols of Balram and many others are installed. In Balabhadra cave  several idols in  yogic postures are found.

On Tungi hill there are five temples and two caves named on Bhagwan Chandraprabhu, the 8th Teerthankar and other is Ram Chandra Cave. In one cave there is an idol of Ramís chief of army Kritantvakra. Also the idols of Hanuman, Gava, Gavaksha, Neel etc. are found here. On the path between Mangi & Tungi Hills to cave down, there are two Caves of Shuddha & Buddha Munies (ascetic saints), a Colossus of Bhagwan Munisuvrat Nath is there in Padmasana. Lord Bahubali and otherís idols are also there. Many idols on both the hills are carved on the rocks. Beautiful attractive images of Yaksha & Yakshini and Indra  are also carved here.

In two main caves of  ADINATH and SHANTINATH Caves, an inscription of V. S. 1400 is found in Adinath Cave. There are several other caves named after deities and sages  such as Seetaji , Mahaveer , Adinath , Shantinath , Parshwanath and Ratnatrya. who were liberated there. At the foot of the hills there are three temples housing more than 75 idols.

Fair:  Every year in the holy month of Kartik (September - October) a festival on the mountains is celebrated here. Both Jain and Hindus visitors  in large numbers assembles here to take part in a grand Rathyatra. Mangi Tungiji is the place with beautiful natural greenery surrounded by hills.

Trust:  Shri Mangi Tungiji Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra Committee,
   Mangi Tungi, Taluka-SATANA, District- NASIK (MAHARASTRA) Pin-423302 
   Phone (+91 ) 02555-242519, 242546 

                

 

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