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Shri Nakoda Jain Temple, Barmer, Rajasthan

Nakoda Mewanagar is a village in the Barmer District of Indian state of Rajasthan. The village name is Mewanagar in the Rajasthan state.

This village was known by the names of Nagara, Viramapura and Maheva at times in the history. When Nakoda Parsva Jain temple was made this village gained popularity by the name of Nakoda. Nakoda is a holy place of the Jains.

Mulnayak is a nearly 58 cm high black-colored idol of Parshva in the lotus position. Today Nakodaji is worldwide famous for miracles at Nakodaji.

The ancient name of this Tirth is mentioned as Virampur nagari. Virsen and Nakorsen of the third century of the Vikram era built this temple and His Holiness.

This sacred tirtha is at a distance of 13 km from Balotara Railway station and 1 km from Mewad city. It is situated in the forest in the hills. In this tirtha with a charming natural atmosphere all-around, we have an idol of Mulnayaka Shri Parshvanath Bhagavan.

The main idol is that of Shri Parsvanatha. This statue was brought here from the village Nakoda which is near Sinduri. Hence, the place is called Nakoda Parsvanath temple. But this alone is not the attraction of the temple. The idol of Shri Nakoda Bheruji was installed by Acharya Shri Vijay Himachal Suri who also established idols of other Teerthankars in this temple.
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