Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan, Jintur is situated in sub
hills of Sahyadri Mountains in Parabhani District 3 km away from
Jintur, Maharsthra. The nearby cities are Parabhani 43 km, Aurangabad 160 km
and Nandel 110 km This Kshetra is situated in sub hills of Sahyadri Mountains full of natural beauty
There are two hills named Nemgiri and Chandragiri are famous
for their ancient artistic and miraculous Jain Caves, Temples and Chaityalayas.
The main temple is located at Jintur village, in Parabhani
district of Maharashtra. It has 7 caves and having Bhagwan. Adinath,
Bhagwan. ShantiNath, Bhagwan. Neminath, Bhagwan. Parshvanath idols.
Bhagwan. Neminath is probably highest Padmasana Status,about 6.5
feet. Bhagwan. Parshvanath Idol is about 6 ft and rested on a small 2 cm stone.
At Nemgiri Hill, in Cave No. 5 a
very miraculous idol of Lord Antariksha Parsvanath is staying in the space 3 inches high from surface.
The idol of Antariksha Parsvanath is 6.5 feet in height with nine serpent hoods over
head. In the Cave No.4, a very beautiful idol of Lord Neminath in cross legged seating posture is installed 7.5 feet in height.
Chandragiri Hill – A Choubeesee carved on a flat rock is very artistic here, that includes great standing idols of Bhagwan Shantinath, Kunthunath
and Arahnath installed in V.S. 1665.
The temples are very ancient and more than 2500 years
old, famous as Jainpur. It is said that the temples were
constructed in the time of Emperor, Amogh Varsha of Rashtrakuts. Later
these temples were destroyed by invaders. Now only two temples are present.
In the year 1609 A.D. these temples were reconstructed and developed by Shri Veer Sangavi.
It is said that Samavsharan of Lord Mahaveer visited this Atishya Kshetra.
It is also said that the Last Shrut Kevali Acharya Bhadrabahu with his 12000 scholars
came and installed the famous idol of Lord Parsvanath, called Antariksha Parsvanath. According to archaeologists
the idols of this Kshetra are nearly 1000 years old.
Other Temples :
In first cave of Nemgiri, a 3.5 feet in
height idol of Lord Mahaveer in cross legged seating posture is installed,
This idol was installed in V.S. 1676.
In second cave there is an ancient idol of Lord Adinath in state of meditation and penance.
In third cave there is a 6 feet high attractive idol of Lord Shantinath, in cross legged seating posture.
In sixth cave there is an ancient idol in standing posture with four heads in four directions.
In seventh cave there is very artistic standing 5.5 feet high idol of Lord Bahubali
. There are 2 old temples in Jintur city. Ancient idols of the temples ruined by invaders are placed here. In one temple
there is an idol of goddess Padmawati with four arms decorated with ornaments.
A standing idol of Lord Parsvanath 3 feet 10 inches in height is also
placed here, that was installed in Shaka Samvat 1514.
| Annual Fair
Every year on Bhadraprada Krishna 5,
devotees from ever part of India assembles here for worships
In Shri Dig. Jain Nemgiri Samsthan
facilities are available to stay and also for food:
Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan, Jintur
Place & Post – Jintur, Taluka – Jintur, Dist. – Parabhani (Maharashtra), Pin 431509
Phone 02457 – 220113
Management committee :
Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan, Jintur Trust
Place & Post – Jintur, Taluka – Jintur, Dist. – Parabhani (Maharashtra) Pin 431509
Phone 02457 – 220490