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Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri.

    This sacred place is popular among devotees & ascetic saints to practice for self discipline, austerity and to attain Nirvana (Salvation) since the time of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu (The 8th Teerthankar), Five & half Crores of ascetic saints have achived salvation (Moksha or Nirvana) from here.

    The Samavsharan of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu came here for 17 times. Nang, Anang, Chintagati, Poornachand, Ashoksen, Shridatta, Swarnbhadra and many other saints achieved salvation from here.

    This is the unique place known as Laghu Sammed Shikhar covering the area of 132 acres of two hills. There are 77 beautiful Jain temples with sky high spires, Temple No. 57 is main among them.

    Acharya Shubh Chandra & Bhartrihari lived and worked here for spiritual achievements. They completed here some texts also.

Main Temple & Idol :

    TTemple No. 57 on hill is the main temple. This is vast in size, very beautiful, having attractive artistic spire, in this temple principal deity are Lord Chandraprabhu, 11 feet in height and two other beautiful idols of Lord Sheetalnath & Parsvanath are installed. There is a column of dignity (Manstambh) near temple 43 feet in height and an attractive model of Samavsharan, big in size is also here.

Temple Kind of:

    Digambar (Whole area & temples)

Other Temple :

    Other more than 77 temples on hill, there are 26 temples in the village, most of them are old enough.

    At Kund-Kund Nagar, on 25 feet high plate form, a colossus of Lord Bahubali in standing posture 18 feet in height has been installed, below it a hall is built to practice the meditation.

    Attractive models of Sammedshikar, Girnar, Champapur and Pavapur are constructed here. These are the places of salvation (Nirvana Kshetra) of 24 Teerthankars, images are pleasing to eyes.

    In all the Dharmashalas separate temples are built, details are as below: –

Bhattarka Kothi Principal deity Bhagwan Shantinath

Terapanthi Kothi Principal deity Bhagwan Parsvanath

Tyagi Vrati Ashram Principal deity Bhagwan Chandraprabhu

Kund-Kund Nagar Principal deity Bhagwan Bahubali

Delhi-wali Dharmshala Principal deity Bhagwan Chandraprabhu

Natural Scenario :

    Pure natural environment, hilly are and scene of beautiful temples with high spires looks very attractive, pleasing to eyes & mind.

Annual Gatherings :

    Annual Festival (Mela) – From Falgun Shukla 14 to Chaitra Krishna 5

Facilities :

    Delhiwali Dharmshala 20 normal rooms, 25 semi-deluxe rooms, 25 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

Delhiwali Dharmshala 20 normal rooms, 25 semi-deluxe rooms, 25 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

Tyagi Vrati Ashram 10 normal room, 4 deluxe rooms

Terapanthi Kothi 30 normal room, 40 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

Kund-Kund Nagar 45 normal room 45 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.

Others – Three Jain Mess

Means of approach :

    Bus of Sonagiri Kshetra is available at Sonagiri Railway Station.Road – On Dabra-Datia Road Sonagiri stands, Kshetra is 5 km ahead from here. This also lies on Gwalior-Jhansi Road. Tempo & Tongaes are available here for Kshetra.

    Train – Sonagiri Railway Station lies on Agra-Jhansi line. Kshetra is 3 km ahead from here.

    Airport – Gwalior & Jhansi

Nearby Places :

Gopachal Atishaya Kshetra famous for high colossus of Lord Adinath and others the wonderful creation by artists, a must for devotees to see.

Chanderi, Papouraji, Thuvonji, Devgarh and many sacred places are here in nearby area.

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Other Information
Address

Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri

Place & Post – Sonagiri, Dist. – Datia (M.P.) Pin – 475685

Phone 07522 – 262307, 262310

Address
How to Travel:

Road Route:Bus of Sonagiri Kshetra is available at Sonagiri Railway Station.Road – On Dabra-Datia Road Sonagiri stands, Kshetra is 5 km ahead from here. This also lies on Gwalior-Jhansi Road. Tempo & Tongaes are available here for Kshetra.

Rail Route: Sonagiri Railway Station lies on Agra-Jhansi line. Kshetra is 3 km ahead from here.

Airport :Gwalior & Jhansi

How to Travel:
Other Details :

Datia 15 km (By Road) 15 km (By Train)

Jhansi 45 km (By Road) 48 km (By Train)

Gwalior 75 km (By Road) 72 km (By Train)

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