Nana, Rajasthan

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Nana
village
Nickname(s): Nona
Nana is located in Rajasthan
Nana
Nana
Nana is located in India
Nana
Nana
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 24°54′58″N 73°07′59″E / 24.916°N 73.133°E / 24.916; 73.133Coordinates: 24°54′58″N 73°07′59″E / 24.916°N 73.133°E / 24.916; 73.133
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Pali
Talukas Bali, India
Government
 • Body Gram Panchayat
Elevation 362 m (1,188 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,298
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Marwari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 306504
Telephone code 02933
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ-22
Sex ratio 975 /
Lok Sabha constituency Pali (Lok Sabha Constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bali, India
Civic agency Gram Panchayat
Avg. annual temperature 30 °C (86 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 44 °C (111 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 05 °C (41 °F)

Nana is a village in the Bali, India tehsil of Pali District of the Rajasthan state in India. It is located three kilometres from the railway station of the same name on the Ahmedabad-Ajmer railway line.

History[edit]

The ancient name for Nana was Nanaka.in It is an historical village and existed as far back as the 10th century, as is known from the inscription of 960 AD in the Jain temple. At various times in its history, the area was ruled from Gujarat, Nadol, Sirohi, Mount Abu and Mewar. In 1602 AD it was governed by Maharao Gangna Balecha (Chouhan) As He had No Son, while the area was given to his Younger Daughter's Son Who is son Rana Shekha, Son of Rana Shakhra (local son of Maharana Pratap)at The Time of Maharao Munja Balecha(Chouhan) Thakur of Katargarh Near Sewari. .[1] This Village has temple of very famous Lord Mahavir, Nathji Maharaj, Kumbheshwar Madadev khetalaji and ramatanadi Hanumanji and also songiri hanuman ji temple, kumbh sagar where white lotus is available.

Demographics[edit]

Nana had a population of 12,298 according to the Census 2001. Males were 6288 of the population and females were 6010. The neighbour surroundings are villages like Chamunderi Ranawatan, Bera, Kothar, Pindwara, Malnoo.

Jain Temple[edit]

This place is associated with Jainism, where the life-size image of Mahavira was once worshipped. Nanavala or Jnanakiya gachchha (Jain saint community) was founded at Nanea by Prabhananda.Village Nana is also described in ancient Jain books. It is called as "NANA Diyana Nandiya...Jiwit Mahavir Swami Vihariya..." You can see ancient jain temple of Lord Mahavir. It is said that this temple is around 2600 years old. This idol is 120 cm in height. Recently Shree Munisuvrat Swami temple is also established on 16 May 2013 by huge make over.

Nathji Temple[edit]

This place is famous in Surat, Gujarat.

Idol Discovery[edit]

This idol was found by a farmer under a Kanther tree. He entrusted the idol to the Jain Sangha. The Jain Sangha built a temple and got the idol installed there. In course of time, it was renovated several times. On the sixth day of the dark half of the month of Posh in the year 2008 of the Vikram era, the chief idol and other idols are formally installed here under instructions and good auspices of His Holiness Acharyadevshri Labdhisurishvarji Maharaj Saheb. This temple is very delightful and beautiful.

other temples[edit]

In Nana City Have Two Big Temple First Is Shri Nath Ji And Second Is Nilkanth Mahadev .Nana was once home to a 10th-century temple of Nilakantha Mahadeva. There is also an early temple dedicated to Laxmi Narayana, known earlier as Chakrasvami temple. Nearby Village Chamunderi nearly six kilometres from the Nana Railway station's famous temple of Chamunda Mata.

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