May 17, 2012

Godiji Temple FDC & Stamp from INDIA

FDC Name:Godiji Temple
Issue Date:14th APR'2012
Among the images that bear the name Godiji Parshwanth, the best known is Godiji Parshvanath in the Pydhuni locality of Bombay. It was established in beginning of the eighteenth century in the Fort area. The image is said to have been brought from Hamirpur in Sirohi district in Rajasthan. in 1877, Seth Amichand of Khambhat settled in Mumbai and constructed a griha jinalaya. The temple was moved in samvat 1859 (1803 CE) to Pydhuni locality because of a fire. In 1811, his sons Nemchand and Modishah acquired the current site, and in 1812 the pratishtha ceremony was conducted. The brick and wood structure was complete replaced by a three story marble structure in 1989. Its 200th anniversary is being celebrated during April 15-May 12. 2012

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