Mangal Pravesh Of Pujya Ganini Shree Gyanmati Mataji at Katargam, Surat.
Shri 1008 Bhagwan Parshwanath Digambar Jain Atishay Kshetra Punyoday Teerth, Hansi Hansi, District -Hisar, Haryana 125033 Phone nos: 01663 - 254680, 257767
Nearby cities: Delhi -140km, Hisar -26km
Until 1153 Tomar decendants of Pandavas rules this place. There were many Jain temples at this place at that time. Further with the attacks from Turkistan, all the temples were demolished! To save the idols, they were burried into land. Recently durring excavations, 57 invaluable idols have been recovered from "Prithvi Raj Chauhan Fort". All the idols are made from 'Ashtadhatu' 8 metals. All the idols belong to the 8th to 10th Century. 40 of these idols are large and 17 are smaller ones. All these idols have been installed in different temples in the City. Temples: 350 year old temple is the biggest and older of all the 4 temples here. "Kanch Mandir" Temple made of mirros is also worth see. There are 3 other temples. A new temple is planned and underway constructions with an estimated cost of 5 crores.