Jain Pilgrimage Visit

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Jain Pilgrimage Tour Jainism, also known as Jain dharma, is one of the ancient religions in India. It prescribes non-violence, non-absolutism and non-possessiveness. Jainism is dated back to 9th to 7th century BCE, originated in kingdom named Kalinga, which is now the north western and western part of modern India. Jain temples or religious hubs are found in various parts of Gujarat and Rajasthan. This 15 nights and 16 days tour will include visits to places like Bhavnagar, Palitana, Junagarh, Mt. Abu, Pushkar and Ajmer. The tour will give you an extensive understanding of roots and teachings of Jainism. Day 01: Arrival into Mumbai On arrival in Mumbai, you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel via shuttle transfer. You can visit…show more content…
On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel via shuttle transfer. Later, you can relax and rejuvenate in the hotel. Day 03: Visit to Bhavnagar After an early morning breakfast, leave for Gandhi Smiriti Museum and old Bhavnagar city. Later, visit the Takhteshwar temple, built in 1893 on a high plinth to give a commanding view of Bhavnagar city. Towards the dawn enjoy the bustling local markets, one can find amazing souvenirs and proceed to your hotel for overnight stay. Day 04: Departure from Bhavnagar to Palitana After breakfast, we will leave for Palitana situated 50 km from Bhavnagar, a city devoted to one of the first tirthankaras of Jainism named, Adinath. On arrival, check into your hotel for leisure and an overnight stay. Day 05: Visit to Palitana Today, we will leave for Shatrunjaya hill, it is a belief that Adinath meditated on this hill in ancient time. Hence, it has a huge complex of 3000 temples, exquisitely carved in marble. One can spend the entire day and still be fascinated by its architecture, the peaceful environment and tales of ancient scholars, once visited this place. Day 06: Departure from Palitana to…show more content…
We will see the most important Edicts of Ashoka. Then, we will visit Dattatreya Paduka temple, a climb of 9,999 steps and later, we will visit Mata Ambaji temple, a climb of 5000 stairs to experience divinity. Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay. Day 08: Departure from Junagarh to Ahmedabad The day is free for leisure in Junagarh. In the evening, board the train to Ahmedabad. Your night will be in the train today. Day 09 : Visit to Ahmedabad After an early arrival into Ahemdabad, you will be transferred to your hotel via shuttle transfer. Post lunch, we will visit the Sabarmati Asharam, founded by Mahatma Gandhi, here one can understand the impact of Jainism teaching in Mahatma Gandhi’s belief of non-violence or Ahimsa. Later, we will visit the Calico Museum of Textiles, founded in 1949, which exhibits a collection of textiles from court textile used by Mughals to tie-dyed textiles and religious textiles. Later, return to your hotel for overnight stay. Day 10: Departure from Ahemdabad to Mount

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