Shri Atishayakari Sambhavnath & Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir Champanery.
Place & Post – Champanery, District – Ajmer (Raj.) Pin – 305622
Phone 01466-277572 (P.P.)
Nearby Cities : Vijaynagar (District Ajmer) 25 km, Kekari, (District – Ajmer) 35 km, Ajmer 90 km
The Atishayakari Sambhavnath & Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir Champanery is situated in Champanery town of District Ajmer on Kekari-Vijaynagar Road in Rajasthan State. Principal deity of this temple are Bhagwan Sambhavnath, the 3rd Teerthankar and miraculous idol of Bhagwan Parshvanath. This temple is about 500 years ancient.
The idol of Bhagwan Parshvanath is very attractive & miraculous. This idol is made of black stone in Padmasana posture. This idol was six feet tall and 4.5 feet wide. The gate of this temple at that time was 5 feet in height & 3 feet in width. It was looking very difficult to take the idol in temple for installation. But at that time, a miracle took place, devotees saw that while the idol was brought near the gate, this automatically got shortened in size according to the gate and easily entered through the it in the temple and was installed at its place. After installation so many miracles are taking place here like musical sound, fragrant wind and materialization of devotees desires.
The vast beautiful temple is decorated with sky high spires which is almost 500 years old. The spires of this temple is ornamented with golden round pots (Kalash).
Principal deity of this temple are Bhagwan Sambhavnath, the 3rd Teerthankar in Padmasana posture, the idol is highly attractive & magnificent. Both the altars where these idols are installs are very attractive. This temple is famous as “Kanch Ka Mandir” (Temple of Glass) in this area for its beautiful artistic work on glass. There are 35 idols installed in 6 altars. Todays great Digambar Jain Acharya Poojya Vidya Sagarji had declared this Kshetra as ‘Miraculous’, during his visit to this place about 25 Years ago. After the declaration he went in the deep meditation & penance up to 7 to 8 hours.