BanediaJi

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Banediaji

Shri Digamber Jain Atishaya Kshetra, Banedia Ji
Temple BanJi-1.jpg
Main temple
Contact Information
Phone 07322-220231
Address Banediaji, Depal-Pur, Indore (M.P.)
Chair Person Shri Manak Chandji Gangwal,0731-2521414
Sect Digamber
Number of Temples 1
Banediaji

Shri Banediaji Atishaya Kshetra [1] is about eight hundred years old. It is situated on the bank of a huge pond. One end of the pond touches Depal Pur. It is guessed that in the past there would have been a big town stretching from Depal Pur to Banedia.

According to a myth, this temple was being transported somewhere through aerial route by an ascetic saint (Tapasvi Muniraj), however due to some reason he had to land this temple here and thus this temple was established here. This temple is called the one which has reached here flying. To support the popular myth about this temple, is the fact that there is no foundation of this temple and still it has been standing here for hundreds of years. This is the only Atishaya Kshetra without foundation in India.

Atishaya — The principal idol (Mool-Nayak) of this temple is that of 2nd Teerthankar Bhagvan Ajit Nath. There are so many popular stories about the miracles related to this idol. Not only jains but thousands of people from different religions come here to offer their prayers