Sonagiri is located Datia 15
km (By Road) 15 km (by Train) from Datia and 45 km (By Road)
48 km (By Train) from Jhansi For transport a Bus of Sonagiri
Kshetra is available at Sonagiri Railway Station.
Sonagiri tirth is pure
natural environment, hilly and scene of
beautiful temples with high spires looks very
attractive, pleasing to eyes and mind. Sonagiri
is a sacred place popular among devotees and ascetic saints
to practice for self discipline, austerity and to attain Nirvana
since the time of Bhagwan
Samavsharan of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu came here for 17 times. Nang,
Anang, Chintagati, Poornachand, Ashoksen, Shridatta, Swarnbhadra and
many other saints achieved salvation from here. This is the unique
place known as Laghu Sammed Shikhar covering the area of 132 acres
of two hills. There are 77 beautiful Jain temples with sky high
spires, Temple No. 57 is main among them. Acharya Shubh
Chandra & Bhartrihari lived and worked here for spiritual
achievements. They completed here some texts also.
The main temple is Digambar temple on
the top of the hill . This is vast in size, very beautiful, having
attractive artistic spire. In this temple principal deity are Lord
Chandraprabhu, 11 feet in height and two other beautiful idols of
Lord Sheetalnath & Parsvanath are installed.
There is a column
of dignity (Manstambh) near temple 43 feet in height and an
attractive model of Samavsharan, big in size is also here. More than
77 temples are located on hill. There are 26 temples in the village,
most of them are very old.
At Kund-Kund Nagar, on 25 feet high plate form, a colossus of Lord
Bahubali in standing posture 18 feet in height has been installed,
below it a hall is built to practice the meditation.
Management committee : (The
entire hill area is managed by Sonagiri Samrakshini Committee. Its office
works from Temple No. 14.) Shri Dig. Jain Siddha Shetra Sonagiri
Samrakshini Committee. Place & Post– Sonagiri, Dist.– Datia (M.P.) Pin– 475685:
Phone 07522 – 262222, 262375, 262223