Sunday, September 18, 2011

Amber (Amer) mela on 29th

Sri Jain Swetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur has been organizing amber (Amer) mela on 29th September as every year at Amber Jain temple and Dadabadi.

This fair will be organized in the auspices of Jain monks and nuns staying in Jaipur. Jain saints will start from Vichakshan Bhawan, Johari Bazar. Jaipur early in the morning along with laymen. There will be Snatra Puja at  Sri Chandaprabhu Jain temple, Amber followed by a breakfast in Dadabadi campus (situated opposite to the temple). .

The main attraction of this Mela (fair) is Nandishwar Dweep Pujan.  There is an old wooden model of Nandishwar Dwip that will be brought out for Puja and public viewing on the day as usual. Puja will be followed by Sadharmi Vatsalya for all sects of Swetambar Jain community.

It is worth noted that Pt. Shivachandra Gani composed Nandishwar Dweep Pujan some two centuries back on the day of Jirnoddhar of this temple. This Puja is being organized every year since then.

Amber Jain temple

Jyoti Kothari


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