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Jharkhand Places to see PARASNATH

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Situation :
At the distance of 30 kms from Dhanbad in Jharkand

Domiciles : 24 shrines

Popular As :
Pilgrimage centre for Jains

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Access Lanes : Parasnath has a railway station, this place is also accessible through roads as it near by to the NH2, east west route of bus.

Having the location of 1000 metres on top of the plains, Parasnath is the chief centre of pilgrimage of Jains. There is a way from the village called Madhuban, but it can only be accessible on foot as it is poistioned on the cliff. It is also believed that the nivarana of the 23rd Trithankara was accomplished at Parasnath.

The twenty four shrines, that have its dedication to the each of the the Jain Tirthankaras, plunk at an elevation of 1,366 metres. Parasnath, is twenty third Tirthankar, accomplished nirvana here. It is three hundred kilometres through road Calcutta, and Dhanbad is the adjoining town by hotels.

Soaring 1000m on top of the plains, next to the railway line of Calcutta-Gaya which is at the distance of 30km to the west of Dhanbad, by the associations of Mahavir’s life the overhang of Parasnath is considered as holy by the Jains. It is sheltered with opaque forests, the Jains here still believe that the forests where Jain belief has it that even the tigers of this forests are vegetarians. Parasnath shrine is situated on the western side, uppermost pinnacle. believers, on feet or approved on palanquins, pursue a outline that breaths its means up as of the parish of Madhuban.

The ultimate augment to the chief temple is all along a staircase of marble, that echoes with the thud of bare foot. Positioned on a wobbly summit, the immaculate white shrine, you can have a glimpse of the stunning views of marble presents the saints footprints.

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