Palitana Tour Packages takes you to the state of Gujarat. Palitana is a well known pilgrimage center for the Jains and Hindus. There are many holy temples here. The Jains have five different hill locations for the holiest clusters of temple. Palitna is one of the most important amongst them. The other places are in Rajasthan and Maharashtra. Visit the lasrgest cluster of Jain temples here by booking the Palitana Tour Packages. The temples are located on the hill known as Shatrunjaya Hill. The ancient temples were destroyed by the Muslim invaders earlier and the present temples date back to the 16th century. Many businessmen built these temples here. Shatrunjaya means the place of victory and is considered one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for the Jains. Visit these temples located here which are dedicated to the Jain tirthankaras with Palitana Tour Packages.
The temples on the Shatrunjaya hills attract many pilgrims and tourists. There are walls surrounding the hilltops and the temples are grouped in nine enclosures. Each group has many smaller temples around a main temple. Palitana Tour Packages offer a chance to visit these famous temples in Palitana. The Chaumukh Temple is an important temple and it houses a four faced deity of Lord Adinath. The deity is placed on a marble pedestal inside a shrine which is open from four sides. The temple was designed as a big square divided into smaller squares topped by domes.
The five domes in the inner side represent the five hills which are considered holy by the Jains. Visit the Adishwar temple with the Palitana Tour Packages. This temple is decorated well and there are carvings on the pillars and roofs. There is a shrine of Angar Pir near the Adishwar temple where people come to take blessings in hope for having children. The other temples one can see with Palitana Tour Packages are Rampal, Sampriti Raja and Kumarpal amongst others. It is believed that many of the spiritual leaders of Jainism attained their salvation here.
To visit the temples one has to climb the many steps on the Shatrunjaya Hill. The Palitana Tour Packages takes you to this holy place for an unforgettable experience. Climb the steps while resting on the way and enjoy the beautiful journey. The entire hill is sacred for the Jains so it is important to take care of activities done there. One should be dressed properly and follow the basic rules. Even the priests leave the temples at night as it is considered to be an abode for the gods. It is said that Shatrunjaya hill was where Adinath the first Jain tirthankara achieved enlightenment.
Take the Palitana Tour Packages to go to the sacred hill with great religious importance. The Adinath temple honors the first tirthankar of Jainism and Adeshwara temple honors one of the most important tirthankara Adeshwara. The Sri Vishal Jain Museum is at the foot of the hill and has a vast collection of artifacts, idols and manuscripts. Visit these various places of interest with the Palitana Tour Packages.
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