(Last Updated on : 22/06/2016)
Teerth serves is a Jain pilgrimage
centre. Pansar is a village
in Kalol Taluk in Gandhinagar
District of Gujarat
. Pansar is about 6.2 km far from its Taluk Main Town, Kalol. This temple is dedicated to Lord Mahavira
and the sect of Shwetambar
. Globally, this teerth can be pinpointed at coordinates- 23 degrees, 18 minutes and 30 seconds north to 72 degrees, 29 minutes and 0 seconds east. Shri Pansar Mahavir Swamiji Jain Derasar Trust is the managing committee of the Pansar Jain Teerth.
History of Pansar Jain Teerth
According to history, the beautiful and miraculous idol of Mahavira had appeared from the ground in the year 1966. After the discovery of the idol a beautiful temple
was built. On the 6th day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh in the year 1974 of the Vikram Samvat Era
, the idol was formally installed in the temple. Apart from this idol, five other ancient idols were also found from the ground in the year 1991. This holy place is also renowned for many miracles that took place earlier.
Architectural Design of Pansar Jain Teerth
The Pansar Jain Teerth is intricately designed with architectural work. The minute carvings and the ancient works of the craft
smen of the temple speak highly of its antiquity. This temple has three peaks and seven inner apartments. In all the seven, white marble
-idols of Shri Mulanayaka are installed. The structure of the principal deity of Pansar Jain Teerth, Lord Mahavira is nearly 91 cms in height and is white in colour. The idol is seated in a Padmasana or lotus
posture. The rest of the idols of metal
are of Panchatirthi etc. A Jalmandir
has also been constructed in the compound of the main temple of Pansar.
Nearby Attractions of Pansar Jain Teerth
Pansar Jain Teerth also has nearby attractions. There is a temple located in the Pansar village which houses the idol of Bhagawan Dharmanath.
Pansar Jain Teerth has good transport availability. It is about 37 Kms from Ahmedabad
via Kalol. Nearest airport from this Teerth is in Ahmedabad. Kadi, Mehsana
and Visnagar are the nearby cities of Pansar Jain Teerth. This teerth is also close to the village of Pansar. Pansar Railway
Station is the nearest railway station from this teerth. It belongs to Western Railway of Ahmadabad Junction. Other neighbourhood stations are Jhulasan and Isand. Roads leading to Pansar Jain Teerth are motorable via buses and other vehicles. There are good boarding and lodging facilities near the teerth.
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