(Last Updated on : 16/03/2016)
Samosharan Temple is a holy temple for the Jains
, which is located in Pawapuri
. It is located to a distance of 101 km from Patna
. Lord Mahavira
used to deliver sermon to his disciples. The place is famous as the site where he preached during last days of his life.
Structure of Samosharan Temple
It is a temple made of white marble and in circular shape in the form of beehive. The temple also contains the footprints of Lord Mahavira. The creation of Samosharan Temple is done by four kinds of Gods
when a Tirthankara
attains Keval Gyan (complete knowledge). This immensely beautiful development is done so that all and sundry on Earth, Sky and Water can hear the Tirthankaras speech. Close to this temple there lies the "Jal Mandir
", the place from where Lord Mahavira left the earth and his body was burnt to ashes at about 500 BC.
Significance of Samosharan Temple
Samosharan Temple is a popular tourist attraction in Bihar and has its own significance for the Jains. It is one of the pilgrimage places for the devotees of Lord Mahavira who came to deliver a sermon. Apart from the religious point of view, the Samosharan Temple attracts many tourists because of the architectural marvel. For this reason tourists from the entire globe come to witness the Samosharan Temple during India tour.
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