Padampura

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Padampura Jain Temple
Padampura
Padampura Jain Temple
Padampura is located in Rajasthan
Padampura
Location within Rajasthan
Basic information
Location Shivdaspura, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Geographic coordinates 26°43′35.04″N 75°56′19.29″E / 26.7264000°N 75.9386917°E / 26.7264000; 75.9386917Coordinates: 26°43′35.04″N 75°56′19.29″E / 26.7264000°N 75.9386917°E / 26.7264000; 75.9386917
Affiliation Jainism
Deity Padmaprabha
Festivals Mahavir Jayanti
Country India
Architectural description
Creator Shri Mahorilalji Godha
Completed 1945
Temple(s) 1

Padampura is the site of Padampura Digambara Jain Atishay kshetra in Shivdaspura town in Jaipur district of Rajasthan, India. It is located at a distance of 35 km from Jaipur on Jaipur-Kota road.

It was on baishak shukla panchami samvat 2001 (1944) one simple boy named Moola Jat was digging foundation for constructing his house when he struck with a stone statue. Experts later identified it as that of the Tirthankara Padmaprabha. This area has been developed as Padampura Digambar Jain Atishay kshetra.

About Padampura[edit]

Bara Padampura, District Jaipur is a unique place of miracles (Atishaya Kshetra) famous in north India for its very beautiful idol of Bhagawan Padmaprabha (The 6th Teerthankar) in cross legged seating posture 2 feet & 4 inch in height made of white stone. This was appeared while digging for foundation of a house by Moola Jat. The day when this idol appeared was Vaishakh Shukla 5 1944 (V.S. 2001). A temple was constructed here that was completed in 1945.

Miracle of idol of Bhagawan Padamprabhu: Before appearing of this idol the entire village was suffering with the problems water & diseases. After the appearance of this idol, full of miracles, the problem of water vanished, death of animals, due to various diseases was stopped and after many years, villagers got a rich crop.

So many desires of pilgrims are fulfilled here. It is said that poltergeistic problems or disturbances are solved here simply by visiting (Darshan) of Padamprabhu.

Main Temple & Idol[edit]

The Most Charitable Businessman Shri Mahorilalji Godha gave a wide field to construct a unique circular temple made of marble, whose beautiful spire is 85 feet high. Foundation Stone of this temple was laid by Sir Seth Shri Bhagchandji Soni of Ajmer (RAJ.) This beautiful idol of Bhagwan Padamprabhu is installed on a high shrine in the middle of this circular temple and there are 10 more shrines in which idol of Lord Bahubali, Lord Mahaveer, Lord Padamprabhu, Lord Rishabhadeo and Lord Naminath etc. are installed. In the open field in front of the main temple a 27 feet high colossus of Bhagwan Padamprabhu is standing, it is very attractive. At the place where the Lord Padamprabhu appeared, images of feet are installed.

Annual Gatherings Annual Gathering & Festival on Vaishakh Shukla 5, the day of salvation on Falgun Krishna 4. Annual procession & main function at Dashehara (Vijaya Dashami).

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