Parasnath is a mountain peak in the Parasnath Range. It is located towards the eastern end of the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the Giridih district of the Indian state of Jharkhand, India.. The hill is named after Lord Parshvanatha, the 23rd Tirthankara.
View of the mountain peak from the road towards Parasnath railway station.
|Elevation||1,370 m (4,490 ft)|
|Listing||List of Indian states and territories by highest point|
|Location||Giridih, Jharkhand, India|
|Parent range||Parasnath Range|
Highest point in JharkhandEdit
At 1365m Parasnath is the highest mountain peak in the state of Jharkhand, and is theoretically intervisible (by direct line of sight on a perfectly clear day) with Mount Everest over 450 km to the north. It is easily accessible from Parasnath railway stationThis is one of the most holy and revered site for the Jain community . It is a major pilgrimage site . out of 24 thirthankaras of jains 20 got nirvana on parshvnath Hills.
- Parasnath Hill
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- "View from Mt. Everest looking south". ViewfinderPanoramas.org. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
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