7th June 2017: The Rishabhdev Jain Temple is situated in the Dhulev town 40 kms from Udaipur in Rajasthan. It is a renowned journey focal point of the Jains and is otherwise called Kesariyaji as a result of the custom of revering the symbol with Kesar or saffron. It is devoted to the principal Tirthankar Rishabhdev or Adinath. It is additionally alluded to as Kalia Baba by the neighborhood open as the symbol is dark in shading. The place is encompassed by the elevated Aravalli mountain extends and is arranged on the banks of the waterway Kumarika (Koyal). The sanctuary is respected to be exceptionally old what's more the Jains it is said to be revered by the Bhil tribe, Meena tribe, Vaishnavites and different ranks. The symbol was said to have been secured by Bhil Dhula (Bhil craftsmen) in old circumstances, thus the town came to be known as Dhulev.
It is said that the excellent icon of Lord Rishabhdev was brought here from town Khoonadary. Khoonadary as indicated by the vestiges found there was a prosperous city in antiquated circumstances. Amid the Mughal period Khoonadary was assaulted and bovines were executed because of which it is said that injuries started showing up on the symbol. The symbol was then moved to a more secure place. Chemicals too were said to have been utilized to clean the symbol, however, it was not entirely fruitful and some scratches are still said to be noticeable. The symbol is said to have inexplicable properties and enthusiasts originated from everywhere throughout the world to get their yearnings satisfied. Amid the eighth or ninth century the icon was venerated by the immense Jain minister Acharya Vidyanand. Numerous antiquated petrographs (drawings, works or engravings on stone eg depictions on a give in divider) have been found here that propose that remodels and reclamations have been done on the sanctuary every once in a while by individuals who were inspired by the Jain lessons.
The fundamental sanctuary is delightful with 52 great Spires on it. This sanctuary is popular for its design. Since Lord Rishabhdev set up 52 Mahajanapadas (states in Ancient India), it could be the explanation behind 52 towers of the sanctuary. One can visit the sanctum of Lord Rishabhdev from the outside of the principle entrance. The vaults of the Rang Mandapa before the Navchauki and the vaults in the North, South and West are extremely imaginative. Wherever in the sanctuary one can see carvings of standing Digambar symbols and different Gods and Goddesses.
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