Shri Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara

    Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara is situated in an ancient city Tijara of District Alwar in Rajasthan State. In ancient time Tijara was a prosperous city and was the centre place of Jains. The place where the warship of Jain Idols takes place is called Dehra. So at some time Dehra Tijara was the centre of Jain community & Jain Temples, which was destroyed by invaders in the middle period of Indian History. From the time of appearance of Jain Idols, hidden under the earth, this area is now forwarding towards prosperity.

The principal deity of Tijara Atishaya Kshetra is Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu (The 8th Teerthankar). The idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu is very beautiful and attractive in Padmasana Posture made of white stone that was discovered on August 16, 1956 after digging.

Mrs. Saraswati Devi wife of Vaidya Shri Bihari Lal of Tijara kept fast of three days. At the night of 3rd day, Mrs. Saraswati Devi saw a dream and came to know about the place where the idol may be found. According to dream in the next morning, this miraculous idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu was discovered.

At the time of discovery of this idol, the rain started after digging and thus consecration of idol took place naturally.

On March 29, 1972 another idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu was discovered, black in color, in Padmasana Posture after digging under the gate of a room situated in south of the temple premises, under the guidance of Poojya Acharya Nirmal Sagarji Maharaj.

Atishaya: –

After the appearance of miraculous idol of Lord ChandraPrabhu, growth in business & development of Tijara started and it is continuing. It is said that after the Darshan (Viewing, Visiting) or worship of this miraculous idol, poltergeistic disturbance of devotees vanishes (disappears).

Ghee (Butter Oil) of Akhanda Jyoti and dust of the place of digging is used by the devotees as medicine to get rid from disease & sorrow.

Main Temple & Idol :

The idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu, the principal deity of Atishaya Kshetra Tijara is 15 inch in height made of white stone very attractive and miraculous. According the inscription on this idol, this was installed on the 3rd day of Vishakha Shukla V.S. 1554.

The second one is black in color, 8 inch in height, in Padmasana Posture.

Both the idols with others are installed in a vast attractive & beautiful rectangular temple decorated with great sky-high pinnacle. Exterior of temple is magnificent and interior is charming. Hall of this temple has the capacity of 2000 persons at a time. In the both sides of hall chambers & walls are decorated with the fantastic work of glass and colorful paintings based on mythological stories, really praiseworthy.

The magnificent & beautiful idols of Bhagwan Parshvanath & Bhagwan Mahaveer are also agreeable.

Temple Timings :

Digamber – From 6 AM to 10 PM

Other Temple :

Another temple of Tijara City is an ancient beautiful temple with attractive pinnacles. This was constructed in V.S. 1895. The principal deity of this temple is Bhagwan Parshvanath (23rd Teerthankar).

The idol of Bhagwan Neminath (22nd Teerthankar) is said to be miraculous, this was installed in V.S. 1135. Other idols of this temple were installed in V.S. 1548.

Natural Scenario :

Atishaya Kshetra Tijara is connected to Tijara city. Near the Kshetra, there is a fort on a hill, the scene of hill becomes beautiful in rainy season.

Facilities :

Dharmshalas of Kshetra contains 234 general rooms and 38 with attached let-bath, 60 semi deluxe rooms, 2 deluxe rooms, having a mess (Bhojanalaya). Items like utensiles, bed, tent etc. are available.

Other Information

Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara

Place & Post – Tijara, District – Alwer (Raj.) Pin – 301411

Phone 01469-222119, 222407

How to Travel:

Jeep available at Bus Stand Tijara for Kshetra.

Road Route:Busses & Taxies are available from various cities Delhi, Jaipur, Alwar, Rewari etc.

Rail Route: Nearby Railway Stations are Jaipur, Alwar, Delhi. Busses are available for Tijara from here.

Nearest Airport-Delhi, Jaipur.

How to Travel:
Nearby Places :

Shri Choolgiriji (Khaniyaji), Shri Bada Padampura, Amer, Sanganer, Jaipur, Mahaveerji.

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