Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara is located Tijara, District Alwar (Rajasthan). It is an Atishaya
Kshetra (Place of Salvation). It is at a distance of 55 km from Alwar and 110 km from Delhi. Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra
Tijara is situated in an ancient city Tijara of District Alwar in Rajasthan.
The principal deity
The principal deity of Tijara Atishaya Kshetra is Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu
(The 8th Teerthankar). The idol of Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu is very beautiful and attractive in Padmasana Posture made of white stone
that was discovered on August 16, 1956 after digging. Mrs. Saraswati Devi wife of Vaidya Shri Bihari Lal of Tijara kept
fast of three days. At the night of 3rd day, Mrs. Saraswati Devi saw a dream and came to know about the place where the idol may be
found. According to dream in the next morning, this miraculous idol of Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu was discovered.
At the time of discovery of this idol, the rain started after digging and thus consecration of idol took place naturally. On March 29, 1972 another idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu was
discovered, black in color, in Padmasana posture after digging under the gate of a room situated in south of the temple premises, under
the guidance of Pujya Acharya Nirmal Sagarji Maharaj.
The idol of Bhagavan Chandra Prabhu, the principal deity of Atishaya Kshetra
Tijara is 15 inch in height made of white stone very attractive and miraculous. According the inscription on this idol, this was
installed on the 3rd day of Vishakha Shukla V.S.1554.
The second one is black in color, 8 inch in height, in Padmasana Posture. Both the idols with others are installed in a vast
attractive & beautiful rectangular temple decorated with great sky-high pinnacle. Exterior of temple is magnificent and interior is
charming. Hall of this temple has the capacity of 2000 persons at a time. In the both sides of hall chambers & walls are decorated
with the fantastic work of glass and colorful paintings based on mythological stories, really praiseworthy.
Another temple of Tijara City is an ancient beautiful temple with
attractive pinnacles. This was constructed in V.S. 1895. The principal deity of this temple is Bhagavan Parshvanath (23rd Teerthankar).
The idol of Bhagavan Neminath (22nd Teerthankar) is said to be miraculous, this was installed in V.S. 1135. Other idols of this temple were installed in V.S. 1548.
Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Dehra Tijara
Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu