Trilok Teerth Dham is a Jain temple in Bada Gaon, Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Trilok Teerth Dham
Trilok Teerth Dham
Trilok Teerth Dham
Religion
AffiliationJainism
SectDigambar
DeityParshvanatha
FestivalsMahavir Jayanti, Parshvanatha Nirvana Kalnayak
Governing bodyShri Parsvanath Digamber Jain Syadwad Trust
Location
LocationBada Gaon, Baghpat
Trilok Teerth Dham is located in Uttar Pradesh
Trilok Teerth Dham
Location within Uttar Pradesh
Geographic coordinates28°52′38.8″N 77°20′1.4″E / 28.877444°N 77.333722°E / 28.877444; 77.333722
Architecture
CreatorAcharya Sanmati Sagar
Date established1998
Temple(s)3
Website
www.trilokteerthdham.com

History edit

Trilok Teerth Dham was initiated by Jain Aacharya Sanmati Sagar near the Parshvanatha temple, Badagaon. The temple construction was completed in 2015.[1]

Location edit

Trilok Teerth Dham is situated in Khekra in "Parshvanatha Atishaya Kshetra", Bada Gaon, Uttar Pradesh.[2][3]

Architecture edit

Trilok Teerth Dham is built in the shape of Jain emblem.[4] The temple structure is the representation of trilok (three lokas) of the Jain cosmology i.e. Adholok, Madhyalok and Urdhvalok. The temple architecture reflect features of Sultanate and Mughal architecture, such as, structure and symmetric arrangement of the four towers in the corner. However, instead of dome or a tower, these four corner tower are built around geometrical shape of the cosmos.[5]

This temple also has a 108 feet Manasthamb (tower of pride).

About temple edit

This temple, built in shape of Jain emblem,[4] is 317 feet (97 m) tall structure with 100 feet (30 m) below the ground-level and 217 feet (66 m) above the ground-level. The temple enshrines a 31 feet (9.4 m) ashtadhatu (8 metals) idol of Rishabhanatha seated in lotus position.[6] This temple is dedicated to Parshvantha.[7] This temple also has a 108 feet Manasthamb (tower of pride).

As the name suggests trilok teerth depicts the three lokas of Jain cosmology i.e. Adholok, Madhyalok and Urdhvalok.[8] Light and sound show is organised in this temple.[9]

This temple includes a meditation center, Samavasarana, Nandishwar Dweep, Trikaal Chaubisi, Meru Temple, Lotus Temple, Parshvanath temple, Jambudweep. The temple also has a dharamshala equipped with all modern facilities.[6]

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Citation edit

  1. ^ Reddy 2022, p. 239.
  2. ^ "पर्यटन मंत्रालय की टीम फिर पहुंची तीर्थ धाम", Amar Ujala, 6 August 2016
  3. ^ "टीम ने पर्यटक स्थल का सर्वे किया", Amar Ujala, 5 August 2016
  4. ^ a b Rastogi 2021, p. 177.
  5. ^ Reddy 2022, p. 240.
  6. ^ a b "Baghpat Tourist Places". District Administration, Government Of India. Retrieved 6 June 2022.
  7. ^ "सन्मति सागर महाराज की प्रथम पुण्य तिथि आज".
  8. ^ "Trilok Teerthdham Atishay Kshetra Badagaon – JainTeerth.com". jainteerth.com. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  9. ^ "लाइट एंड साउंड शो से जगमगाया जैन मंदिर", Amar Ujala (in Hindi), 17 November 2019

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