Significance of the temple
Video - In and Around Sonagiri Jain Temple
The samavsharan of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu had come here for seventeen times. Nang, Anang, Chintagati, Pooranchand, Ashoksen, Shridatta and many other saints achieved salvation from here. This is the unique place known as Laghu Sammed Shikhar covering the area of 132 acres of two hills.
The entire summit of this great majestic mount Shatrunjaya is crowned with about 900 temples, each rivaling the other for beauty and magnificence, presenting an awe-inspiring spectacle to devotees and visitors.
The peak is a 3 ½ km climb of over 3500 steps from the town. It consists of a cluster of over 800 temples which is divided into tuks. Throughout the cluster you can see detailed carvings, beautiful idols and images, jeweled statues and intricate toranas. Sunrise behind the temples is a great sight. One can enjoy views from the summit of the hills and the river Shetrunjaya. On a clear day, the Gulf of Cambay seacoast can be seen.
Annual festival ( Mela ): From Falgun Shukla 14 to Chaitra Krishna 5
Nearby Cities : Datia 15 kms ( By road ) 15 kms ( By train ) Jhansi 45 kms ( By road ) 48 kms ( By train ) Gwalior 65 kms ( By road ) 62 kms ( By train )
Delhiwali Dharamshala, Beespanthi Kothi, Tyagi Vrati Ashram and Terapanthi Kothi, Kund-Kund Nagar are available for stay having normal rooms, semi deluxe rooms, deluxe rooms, mess facility and all other required items like utensils, bed, tent, etc.
Delhiwali Dharmshala has 20 normal rooms, 25 semi-deluxe rooms, 25 deluxe rooms, Mess facility, all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. available.
Beespanthi Kothi has 20 normal room, 15 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, all other required items.
| Nearby tourist places to Sonagiri Jain Temple
Tyagi Vrati Ashram- 10 normal room, 4 deluxe rooms.
Terapanthi Kothi has 30 normal room, 40 semi-deluxe rooms, 15 deluxe rooms, Mess facility.
Kund-Kund Nagar - 45 normal room 45 deluxe rooms, Mess facility.
How to Reach the Temple
Through Roadways:Bus from Sonagiri Kshetra is available at Sonagiri Railway Station. Sonagiri lies on Datia Gwalior road. Buses are available from Gwalior, Datia and Jhansi to reach Sonagiri.
- Through Railways:Palitana is a small railway station and has connection only with Bhavnagar. Most of the trains stop at Sihor, which is connected to Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
- Through Airways:Nearest airport to Sonagiri is Gwalior.