Maharashtra : Ramtek Tirth - Bh. Shantinath

Ramtek Tirth - Maharashtra



Ramtek, Nagpur, Maharashtra-441106
Phone : 07114-255117/202177


The mythical ancient historical religion Ramtek is known as Shri Shantinath Digambar Jain Atishaya region. There are 15 temples within the fourwalls. The 15 feet high Atishaya purna idol of Bhagwan Shantinath is placed.

The legend goes that the ruler of Nagpur Appasaheb Bhonsle came to Ramtek with his State Minister Vadhman Sawvaji about 400 years ago. After having darshan of Ramchandraji, invited Sawvaji to share meals with him.But he refused with an entreaty that he wouldnot have meals without Jindarshana. Hence a search was carried out by royal order and the said idol of Bhagwan Shantinath was found lying under a tree.Thereafter only Sawvaji had his meals. in compliance of the king's order a Jain Temple was built and a Ram Mandir was also raised at a nearby hill. By having darshan of Bhagwan Shantinath the devotees get rid of their meseries, diseases and other troubles, it is believed.

It is also believed that RamchandraJi had visited this place. The great poet Kalidas has described this place in his poetic creation " Meghdoot". The Ram Mandir, Janki Kunda, Rmsagar Kalidas Memorial and others are famous Hindu shrines to see.

Aavas : Dharamshala at 3 Kms away from the Railway Station




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