Interesting Facts of Adibudji Jain temple is also known as Padmavati-Mandir
This Jain temple is also known as Padmavati-Mandir which is partly built on the rock. Living statue of Tirthankara parshvanath. Adibudji Jain temple located at Nagda town near Udaipur, Rajasthan is a popular pilgrimage centre. This temple is over 2900 years old. And in the temple, you will found more than 5000 years old ancient statues of Jain Tirthankar.
About the TempleAdibudji Jain temple located at Nagda town is a popular pilgrimage centre. This Jain temple is well known for its interesting architectural features. Nagada, a small town is situated next to Bagela Lake at a distance of 23 km on the Udaipur – Nathdwara road. The Nagada town has many temples, but the main attraction is this Jain temple called Adbudji temple. The temple houses a black marble statue of Lord Shanti Nath.
Temple History and Temple Legend It is believed that the temple history dates back to the 15th century. Dedicated to Lord Shantinath, the temple is said to have been established during the reign of Rana Kumbha. The temple has a wonderful idol and hence the temple got its name Adbhut or Adibudji. The temple idol stands 9 feet tall which attracts the devotees.
This temple was destroyed by foreign invaders but still, it boasts of its exceptional architecture. People visit this ancient temple of Nagda to get blessings from the Lord Shantinath.
This Jain temple is also known as Padmavati-Mandir which is partly built on the rock. In the main sanctum, a shrine of Parsvanatha can be seen. The temple has a sober Mula-Prasada with a lofty central Shikhar embellished with Anga-Sikharas and a domed maṇḍapa, with projecting porches. The temple interior has three sanctuaries.
One has an image of Sarvatobhadrika while the other two are empty. The temple walls have some divinities figures on certain parts Of late, the Adbhudji Jain temple is reduced to its sanctum and attached Antarala with tall faceted pillars that depict a colossal image of Santi Nath which was established by a merchant named Sarahga during the Vikrama year 1495 in the reign of King Kumbha.
Images of Jain Tīrthaṅkaras Kunthanātha and Abhinandana can be seen inside the temple. Some traces of structural embellishment also appear on the exterior.