Kundalpur Damoh

Madhya Pradesh Pilgrimage

INTRODUCTION

Kundalpur is a sacred place in Jain religion. It is located near Damoh city in Central India, surrounded with scenic natural beauty. It lies in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh state in almost central of state. It is also known as Kundalgiri Siddha Kshetra and Kundalgiri. It is known for the Jain god Bade Baba Adinath Ji whose statue is shown in sitting posture called Padamasana. It is a 15 feet high statue of Baba Adinath. The current look of Kundalpur is inspired from Acharya Vidyasagar Ji. Now management of site is done by committee called Shri Digamber Jain Siddha Kshetra Kundalgiri Prabandhakarini Samiti. At present their are about 64 temples in Kundalpur. Among them, 42 are located on hill and 22 on foot hills. Whole area is located on a peaceful place surrounded by trees. Their is also one pond at site called "Vardhaman Sagar" having one Jain temple at middle of pond named as "Jal Mandir". It offer a nice look to whole site. Kumdalpur in Madhya Pradesh is easily accessible by road from Damoh, Hatta, Jabalpur, Sagar. Nearest railway station is at Damoh (35kms) and nearest airport is in Jabalpur (150kms).

KUNDALPUR HISTORY

Their are about 63 temples in Kundalpur in which 22 of them are famous for Bade Baba Bhagwan Adinath. These temples were built in 18th and 19th century and makes the site are Siddha Kshetra which means "place for state of enlightenment". It is the time of Kalchuri rule (7th - 13th century) in Central India, during which Jainism flourished in this region. Temples constructed during that time are known for their architectural and design and were popular structures in that region. But later due to several military invasions in region, many of them were demolished or defaced causing them to abandoned in to ruins.According to ancient incription, this temple was re-discovered by Bhattaraka Surendrakirti. During that time, it was in ruins condition. Later his disciples take the initiative to rebuilt the ruins in which that time powerful Bundela dynasty ruler Maharaja Chhatrasal gave due assistance.

HOW TO REACH

By Air:

Nearest airport for reaching Kundalpur is in Jabalpur at a distance of 155 kms. From Jabalpur to Kundalpur, we offer taxi service. Jabalpur airport have flight connectivity with Mumbai and Delhi. If you are interested in more tourism, then you can visit from Kundalpur to Khajuraho. Distance from Kundalpur to Khajuraho is 165 kms. Khajuraho airport have flight connectivity from Varanasi and Delhi.
IMPORTANT DISTANCES
From
Distance
(in Kms)
From
Distance
(in Kms)
Kundalpur to Jabalpur 150 Kundalpur to Sagar 120
Kundalpur to Khajuraho 160 Kundalpur to Bhopal 300
Kundalpur to Panna national park 130 Kundalpur to Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary 130
Kundalpur to Damoh Station 40 Kundalpur to Bhedaghat 150

By Train/ Railways :

Nearest railway station for reaching Kundalpur is Damoh railway station at a distance of 37 kms/1:00hrs. Damoh is a small town and have direct train connectivity from major cities like Delhi, Agra, Ujjain, Gwalior, Jhansi, Sagar, Katni, Bhopal, Varanasi, Allahabad, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ajmer, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot etc.

By Roadways :

Kundalpur is well connected by road. Its nearby towns are Hatta, Damoh, Sagar, Chhatarpur, Jabalpur etc. Their is regular bus service from these places. We offer regular car rental service for visiting Kundalpur in Madhya Pradesh. Our taxi services are available from Jabalpur, Bhopal, Khajuraho etc.
 

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Kundalpur is a pilgrimage destinations. If somebody is traveling for pilgrimage with tourism then nearby tourist attractions are Jabalpur, Khajuraho temples, Panna national park, Bandhavgarh national park. These tourist destinations are easily accessible and taxi service is available for visiting them.

CLIMATE & WEATHER

Here we have presented weather information of Jabalpur city. It is just 150kms from Kundalpur. Weather at both places almost remain similar so one can make use of this information in making any decision.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Pilgrimage destinations are such places, visit to which are not based on best time to visit. As per convenience, one can visit them any time. Kundalpur is easily accessible throughout the year. Still October to May is good time to visit as weather is good and many festival falls in this duration. Devotees prefers to visit within this time.

ACCOMMODATION

For accommodation in Kundalpur, Jain dharamshalas and guest houses are available for devotees and visitors. In addition to this, some budget hotels are available in Damoh town. If you are looking for luxury accommodation, then one can stay at hotels in Jabalpur, Khajuraho or resorts in Panna national park.

NEXT TO KUNDALPUR

After visiting Kundalpur, one can visit to Jabalpur tourist attractions like Pisanhari Madhiya Ji Jain Temples, Bhedaghat, Madan mahal fort etc. In addition to that, one can visit to UNESCO world heritage site i.e. Khajuraho temples, Panna national park, Bandhavgarh tiger reserve and Bhopal city.  

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