Dig. Jain Siddha Kshetra Drongiri Drongiri (Sendapa), Taluka – Bara Malhara, ”’District –”’ Chhatarpur (M.P.) ”’Pin -”’ 471311 ”’Phone -”’ 07689 – 280972, 9425144006
Siddha Kshetra Drongiri is an ancient Nirvan Kshetra (Place of Salvation). Drongiri is described as Nirvan Kshetra of Jain saint Gurudutt & others. Pujya Shri Ganesh Prasadji Varni has called this place as “Laghu Sammed Shikhar” due to its peaceful natural beauty, clean & healthy environment appropriate for practice of austerity & for self development to achieve supernatural qualities and salvation.
The large ancient cave, from which Muni Gurudutt & others achieved Moksha, was opted for meditation by Charitra Chakravarti Acharya Shri Shanti Sagarji Maharaj in the year V.S. 1929 when he came here. In that night the lion came in the cave he was staying in, while he saw the ascetic saint in meditation, he stayed there calmly without harming the Acharya and went to the jungle in the next morning. The event is described in the book “Charitra Chakravarti.
In the story of Gurudutt & other saints, the cave was said to be dwelling den of the lions. (Aradhana Katha Kosh)
On the hill, third temple is Shri Parsvanath temple with principal deity of Lord Parsvanath. This idol in padmasana seating posture is made of Black Stone and is very attractive and miraculous. Various desires of pilgrims come true here.
The ancient cave on this Siddha Kshetra is big enough in size, so that a large group of saints may also stay here. A pair of foot image (Tonk) of Shri Gurudutt is installed in this cave. On this semi circular hill 28 beautiful temples with attractive spires are divided in three groups.
1. Suparsvanath Tonk (Tonk – Top of hill where a temple exists, foot prints of Bhagwan Suparshwanath have been installed here.
2. Chandraprabhu Tonk: – Tonk of Chandraparabh Bhagwan
3. Adinath Tonk: – Tonk of Bhagwan Rishabh Dev
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