Shri Kavi Tirth of None Kavi Main Road,, Kavi, Jambusar-392170

The idol has been beautifully carved from a single stone and looks very beautiful. The smiling face of the Lord looks very calm and serene.

About Shri Kavi Tirth

Shri Kavi Tirth is a famous Jain Temple.This Jain teerth kshetra is situated on the sea shore near the village Kavi. The temple is dedicated to Bhagwan Shri Rishabh Dev, the 1st Jain Tirthankara and Lord Shri Dharmanath, the 15th Jain Tirthankara.

As per the historical records Shri Kavi Teerth dates back to the ancient times. Earlier the name of the teerth was Kankavati. Since its construction the tirth has been repaired and renovated many times. It was once renovated in the 1645 of the Vikram Era and was installed at the auspicious hands of the revered Acharya Shri Vijaysensurisvar ji.

It was named 'Sarvajit Prasad'. The idol of Lord Shri Dharmnath was also formally installed in the year 1655 of the Vikram Era. It was named 'Ratnatilak Prasad'. This temple was built by a mother-in-law meaning "Sas" in Hindi and his son's wife meaning "Bahu" in Hindi. As per a legend when the son's wife struck against the door frame, her mother-in-law taunted her. Thus Virabhai, the son's wife in humiliation built a splendid temple taking money from her parental home. The temple is therefore famous as the "Sas Bahu Temple".

Here the idols of Bhagwan Shri Rishabh Dev and Lord Shri Dharamnath are believed to possess miraculous powers and are visited by thousands of Jains and non Jains from far off places. They come here to offer their prayers to the Lord and receive his blessings. It is believed that if prayed with all devotion the Lord fulfills the wishes of the pilgrims.

The temple has been magnificently decorated with intricate artistic designs. The creative temple work boast about the skills of the craftsmen.The walls and pillars of the temple are adorned with specimens of ancient art and paintings.The artistic works of the summits of the Ratnaprasad temple are really fascinating and praiseworthy. The idols of the Lord are white in colour and are seated in a padmasana posture. The idol has been beautifully carved from a single stone and looks very beautiful. The smiling face of the Lord looks very calm and serene.

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