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Brief History Of This Temple

Temple has an idol of Mulnayaka Shri Parshvanath Bhagavan. It is black in complexion, 58 cm in height and in Padmasana posture. The idols are extremely charming and miraculous. The miracles of the presiding deity of this spot, Shri Bhairavaji Maharaj are well-known. We have a reference which states that the ancient name of Nakoda was Virampur. It is said that in the third century before the Vikrama era, two brothers, Shri Virasen and Shri Nakoresen raised two villages Virampur and Nakorenagar at a distance of twenty miles. They also get constructed two temples of Shri Chandraprabhu Bhagavan and Shri Suparshva Bhagavan. The main idol is that of Shri Nakoda Parsvanatha.

This statue was brought here from the village Nakoda which is near Sinduri., hence the place is called Nakoda Parsvanath temple. But this alone is not the attraction of the temple. The idol of Shri Nakoda Bheruji was installed by Acharya Shri Vijay Himachal Suri who also established idols of other Teerthankars in this temple. This is a very ancient temple and the construction work has been going over the centuries. This place has become a pilgrimage that people from every religion visits here.The devotees believe that every particle of this whole pilgrimage of Nakoda is sacred.

This is a universal feeling that entry into the place is very pleasing. Elam and tranquillity descend upon the visitor. A feeling of Divine bliss is around. This is also believed that who so ever is pays to visit here, have his wishes fulfilled. Although the temple is very ancient one but from time to time renovations and repairs and additions have been made to the temple. So it is in a very sound position.The temple has about 246 inscriptions which amply show that over the centuries, the temple was extended, renovated, rebuilt and additions were made to it. Even today the construction work is continuing.

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Shree Nakoda ji Balotara

This temple belonging to the faith, Jainism is in Barmer

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