|Elevation||480 m (1,570 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of 2001[update] India census, Maksi had a population of 98,392. Male constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Maksi has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 53%. In Maksi, 17% of the population is under six years of age.Maksi is famous for the holy jain tample shri makshi parshvanath the 23 thirthankar of Jain religion.
Shri shwetambar Jain tirth (holy place) at Maksi is an ancient place of pilgrimage. There are two ancient temples here. First is the big temple called Bada Mandir, where the principal deity is Lord Parsvanath. This idol is supposed to be more than 2500 years old. According to archaeologists the temple itself is approximately 1000 years old. 42 idols installed by Jivaraj Papriwal in Vikram Samvat year 1548 can also be found here. Second temple is of digambar sect shri suprshwanath bhagwan. In bada mandir or shwetambar mandir the principle diety is also worshipped by digambar sect fron 6:00 to 9:00 daily. After then shwetambar can worship by their own method. Maksi Prashvnath is considered to be a holy place for Jains. Its one amongst the 108 Parshvnaths of Jains.
Maksi is also famous for its singing group Maksi Mandal. It is owned by Mr. Shantilal Kothari, who is a famous singer of Malwa Region of Madhya Pradesh for old Jain Stavans. He started the group 30 years ago and dedicates all his Stavans to Lord Parsvanath.
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