Falhodi Badagaon Tirth
Nearly 50 cms high, brown-colored idol of Bhagawan Adinath Chaubisi on
one stone in the Khadgasana posture.
It is on the series of Koti Parvat hill in the Falhodi
Badagaon near Dhasan river, so also known as Falhodi
These ancient temples of Chandelas era were came into picture recently
and were renovated as necessary. This is the place of Nirvana of 3 and
half Carore Muni (Jain Saints) as Marathi writer Bhattarak Gunkerti
write in Tirth Vandana " Falhodi Badagaon Ahoot Koti
Siddhasi Namaskar Mangha". There is a wonderful Siddha Gufa
(Cave) on the hill just beside the temple. Slowly very difficult
historical facts about Falhodi Badagaon Siddh Kshetra are coming in
light by research. Many miracles happen here time to time. Here is a
mysterious non-violence tank behind the hill, which is called 'Jainerd
Talab'. This is the place where hunting and fishing are not possible.
Here is a Shiv temple of the age of Chandelas (Similar to the temples
in Khajuraho) which proves that all the Jain temples also belongs to
Chandela's era. Thousands of faithful and devoted pilgrims come here
to have their wishes full filled.
There are three temples on the hill with five Vedis. There are a very
old Siddh Gufa (Cave) and a beautiful Manistam just behind the
of art and Sculpture:The
scene of the temples situated on the hill between the centre of town
is really fascinating. There is a beautiful museum of idols of Jain
Tirthankar found from the nearby places, all of them are around 500 to
600 years old. All these idols were broken during the Mugal period.
Some of these idols are very beautiful and can be used to access the
art of past.
Sagar in M.P. and Jhansi in U.P. are the nearest railway station at a
distance of about 100 K.M. each. District Tikamgarh the nearest city
is at a distance of 28 K.M. from this town. Bus service and private
vehicles are easily available from Jhansi, Sagar and Tikamgarh. This
Tirth Kshetra is loacted on the main route of Tikamgarh - Sagar and
Tikamgarh - Jabalpur.
Digambar Jain Siddhakshetra, Falhodi Badagaon (Dhasan), Distt.
Tikamgarh (M.P.) India, 472 010
( Bhartvarshiya Digambar
Jain Tirth Khetra Kameti Mumbai, Registration Number 127)
Badagaon Temples on Koti Parvat
Adinath Chaubisi of 10 th
Gufa (Cave) on Koti Parvat
This Jain Tirth came into picture in recent years and is still in
developing stage. This Tirth have few plan for it's development and
contributions are welcomed from you for this purpose. Few of the
development plan of this Tirth with expected expenditure are:
|One hall for Chaubisi on Koti Parvat
|Maintenance of Shri Mahavir Temple
|Maintenance of Shri Padam Prabhu Temple
|One hall for museum
|Flooring of Shri Shrut Sagar Hall (30'X40')
|Shri Manistambh - 2 (each)
|Room for Dharmashala - 20 (each)
|One water tank for drinking water
|Idols for Chaubisi with Vedi -24 (each)
|Life time membership of Falhodi Badagaon Trust
|Sthai Puja Pravandh ( for arrangement of prayers at this
Please send your account payee drafts and cheques in favour of 'Shri
Digambar Jain Siddhakshetra, Badagaon (Dhasan), Distt. Tikamgarh (M.P.)
India' payable at State Bank of India Badagaon (Dhasan) (Branch code
3711) on the address of the trust.