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Sidhwarkoot

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Siddhwarkoot

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Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Kshetra Siddhaverkoot Siddhaverkoot, Post – Mandhata Omkareshwer, Taluka – Khandwa, District – Khandwa (M.P.) Pin – 450554 Phone 07280 – 271829, 280046, 9425450776


Shri Siddhverkoot is an ancient sacred. Siddha Kshetra surrounded by a series of hills full of natural beauty. From this place two Chakravarti, ten Kamdev and three & half crores of ascetic saints achieved moksh, the salvation, full & finel freedom from world. This place is situated on a plain area on the top of a hill. Importance of this place is described in Nirvankand. It is said that the main temple of Lord Sambhavnath (The 3rd Teerthankar) was searched out from the earth. There is an idol of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu installed in V.S. 1545 and an ancient idol of Lord Adinath installed in V.S. 11. Here is an ancient pond also. It is said that on bathing in that pond, spinal diseases disappear and occurs never again.

Here the main temple is of Lord Sambhavnath at No. 13, known as Bara Mandir. This holy place was searched by Bhattarak Mahendrakeertiji of Indore. He dreamt this place in one night of the Month of Kartik Krishna 14 in the year V.S. 1935. He confirmed the dream from Jain texts and then searched the area & nearby forest according to dream. Thus he found the idols of Lord Chandraprabhu & Adinath and broken fragments of two or three temples also. Repair and reconstruction of this temple started from Magha Shukla 3 in V.S. 1940 and installation ceremony of temples & idols was organized in V.S. 1951 in the headship of Bhattarak Mahendrakeertiji of Indore. This temple is vast in size looks very attractive with high spires. There are four more shrines in this temple, where idols of Lord Chandraprabhu, Lord Ajitnath, Lord Parsvanath & Lord Sambhavnath are installed.