Shri Mahaveer Ji (town)

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Shri Mahaveer Ji

श्री महावीर जी

Mahavirji
Town
Shri Mahaveer Ji temple
Shri Mahaveer Ji is located in Rajasthan
Shri Mahaveer Ji
Shri Mahaveer Ji
Location in Rajasthan, India
Shri Mahaveer Ji is located in India
Shri Mahaveer Ji
Shri Mahaveer Ji
Shri Mahaveer Ji (India)
Coordinates: 26°41′N 76°55′E / 26.683°N 76.917°E / 26.683; 76.917Coordinates: 26°41′N 76°55′E / 26.683°N 76.917°E / 26.683; 76.917
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictKarauli
SubdistrictHindaun Subdistrict
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencyKarauli-Dholpur (Lok Sabha constituency)
 • MPManoj Rajoria
 • Assembly constituencyHindaun (Rajasthan Assembly constituency)
 • MLASmt. Rajkumari Jatav (BJP)
Area
 • Total15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation
235 m (771 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total20,000
Area code(s)322220
Vehicle registrationRJ 34
Sex ratio1000:877 /

Shri Mahaveer Ji is a Town area in Hindaun Block, Karauli District, Rajasthan. Approximately 20,000 people live there, and Many villages come within its area. A hydrological station is installed at the town.[1]

Jain Temple[edit]

Shri Mahavir Ji is a famous Jain pilgrimage site.There are five temples in Shri Mahavirji Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Shri Mahavirji,Shantinath Jinalaya,Bhagwan Parshvanath Jinalaya,Kirti Ashram Chaityalaya,Bhavya Kamal Mandir. Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Shri Mahavirji is the main temple of this town the iconic idol of Lord Mahavira, the principal deity of the pilgrimage temple, was found during an excavation around 200 years.

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