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Shri Jinkanchi Tirth

Mulnayak: Shri Mahavir Swami, Ardha Padmasana Posture, about 5 feet in height.

Tirth Place: From Kanchipuram it is about 3.5 Kms in a small village called Tiruppatikundam.

History: This tirth was built by Pallava King and it is of 7th century. Hyunsang of China wrote about this temples and some other Jain temples near by in his book. The main contributor of this temple was Pallava King Mahendra Varma. Many other Kings expanded this temple. King Kulotung Chola I gave land for this temple and temple was given the name 'Pallichandan'.

Specialty: This place during the reign of Pallava Kings was famous for Jain temples and many Jains lived here. Those temples which are described in Hyunsang's books are not found and this is only temple present and it is being looked after by the Ancient Architectural Department. This temples place was once meditation place of Shri Vaman Acharya. This temple is also known as Trilokyanath Temple.

Other Temples: There is another temple of Shri Chandra Prabhu near to this temple which is older than this temple.

Art and Sculptures: There are paintings on this ceiling and walls of Mandapam here. The paintings are of Shri Adinath Bhagavan's Pancha Kalyanak and Samovasaran, Shri Mahavir Swami Bhagavan's and Shri Neminath Bhagavan's Previous life is described in Paintings.

Guidelines:  The nearest railway station is Kanchipuram station, at a distance of 5 kms from Tample. Here transport facilites are available upto temple. It is about 70 Kms from Chennai(Madras).

Facilites: At present there are no staying facilities here.

Trust: Shri Trilokyanath swami Jain Temple,
          Tiruppatikundak,
          P.O. Sevalimedu,
          Dist. Kanchipuram,
          State : Tamil Nadu,
          India.