Introduction to Digambar Jain Temple,Meerut
Digambar Jain Temple in Meerut dates back to thousands of years and its reconstruction was done very recently. The 7 altars with 7 splendid spires are there inside the courtyard of the temple. The altar of 'Tikhal Wale Baba' is the first altar, which was believed to be built by Gods of heaven. Gorgeous green colored emerald statue of principal deity Bhagwan Parshvanath is also established in this altar. Devotees believe that all desires are fulfilled and many difficulties are averted when we offer prayers devotionally to 'Tikhal Wale Baba'. This is one of the holy places in Meerut where desires of thousands of devotees are fulfilled.
Description of Digambar Jain Temple,Meerut
On the left side of Digambar Jain Temple in Meerut is the sanctum of the temple the 6 feet high quite stunning Padmasanastha idol of Bhagwan Mahaveer Swami which is established on the first altar. The idol is endowed with calm and pleasing effect. The 5 feet high Padmasanastha idol of Bhagwan Parshvanath surmounted by 11 serpent hoods is established in the third altar of this temple and it looks quite striking. The one stunning 'Samavsharan Mandir' is also built here. The 7 feet high Padmasanastha idol of Bhagwan Parshvanath surmounted with 11 serpent hoods has been set up in the next altar. This idol is one of the greatest exemplary of excellence of art.
Inside the Meerut Digambar Jain Temple there are three prominent idols and these idols are carved on a stone slab. All the three idols are light brown in color. The temple boasts a total 720 (24 X 3 X 10) idols of 24 Teerthankaras of all past, present & future, which belong to 5 'Bharat' & 5 'Airavat' Kshetra. The one idol among these idols is 13.5 feet high and it is idol of Bhagwan Parshvanath. This temple is glorious and superb in beauty.
The fine looking and majestic white colored stone is also constructed in this Kshetra and on the four sides of its spire the four beautiful idols of Bhagwan Parshvanath have been established. Annual Fair is organized from Chaitra Krishna 8 to 12, like the Nirvan Festival of Bhagwan Parshvanath - Shravan Shukla 7 and the Birth Anniversary of Bhagwan Parshvanath - Paush Krishna 11.
Reaching Digambar Jain Temple, Meerut is very easily and conveniently accessible. Buses are available from Delhi, Meerut, Aligarh, Lucknow, Kasganj & Badaun. Trains are available from Delhi, Bareilly, Agra, Muradabad, Aligarh to Revati Bahoda Khera Station and vehicles obtainable for Ramnagar from Revati Bahoda Khera Station.
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