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JainDarpan.com
BANPUR, U. P.
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 12:00

Name :
Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Banpur
Is a Atishaya Kshetra (Place of Miracle).

Address :
Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Banpur
Banpur, Taluka – Maharoni, Dist. – Lalitpur (U.P.) Pin 284402
Phone 05172-240151, 240251, 240229

Management Committee :
Shri Dig. Jain Atishaya Kshetra Banpur
Place & village – Banpur, Taluka – Maharoni, Dist. – Lalitpur (U.P.) Pin 284402
Phone 05172-240151, 240251, 240229

Chair Person :
Shri Chaudhri Babulal Jain
Main Market, Banpur, Taluka - Maharoni, Dist. – Lalitpur (U.P.) Pin 284402
Phone 05172-240151, 240251 and 240229

Secretary :
Shri Pushpendra Kumar Jain
Banpur, Dist. – Lalitpur (U.P.) Pin 284402

Nearby City :
Lalitpur (U.P.) 32 km (By Road), 34 km (By Train)
Tikamgarh (M.P.) 12 km (By Road)
Maharoni (M.P.) 14 km (By Road)
Jhansi (M.P.) 107 km (By Road) 110 km (By Train)

About Banpur :

According to ethics, Banpur was the capital of Banasur the king of demons that Banpur is now beautiful with the Jain temples approximately 1000 years old. Banpur’s king Mardan Sing was with Rani Lakshmi Bai. The great warier in the freedom struggle of yr. 1857 againast English Empire.
A standing idol of Lord Shantinath (The 16th Teerthankar) 18 feet in height installed in V.S. 1001 is here. Two standing idols of Lord Kunthunath and Arahnath 7 feet in height are installed in both sides of Shantinath.
A Sahastrakoot Chaityalaya (A little temple of single stone with 1008 idols carved on it) prepared before 10th century A.D. is also here.

Main Temple & Idol :

Here at Banpur, in the field of 200 X 280 feet size five big ancient templesare to be noticed. Main temple of Lord Shantinath is very beautiful with 18 feet high colossus in standing posture. Second is Lord Mahavir temple consists a attractive 1000 years old idol of Lord Mahaveer is viewable.

Other Temples :
Sahastrakoot Chaityalaya (with 1008 idol carved on a single stone).
Lord Adinath (Rishabhdeo) & Parsvanath Jinalaya (Temple).

Natural Scenerio :
This area looks very beautiful surrounded with natural greenery.

Annual Gatherings :
A festival is being organized every year in the beginning of March since last 30 years. Since last 22 years a free Eye Care Camp is also organized here.

Facilities :

5 Rooms and 1 Hall is here, with separate Let-Bath facility. Items like utensils, bed, tent etc. are available.

Means of approach :
Bus Taxi or Jeeps are available from Lalitpur, Maharoni & Teekamgarh every time.
Train – Lalitpur 32 km, Jhansi 107 km

Nearby Places :
Aharji, Papouraji, Drongiri, Nainagiri, Khajuraho, Banpur are nearby beautiful ancient religious places to be viewed.

 

Source: http://www.jainteerth.com

 
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