About Kulpakji Jain Mandir
Kolanupaka Temple is the other name of Kulpakji Jain Mandir. The temple is at Kolanupaka Village near to Aler, Yadadri district, and has three deities as Tirthankars, Lord Rishabha, Lord Neminath, and Lord Mahavir. There are eight more idols of other Tirthankars, we can see them on both sides of the temple.
The idol of Lord Rishabha carved with a green stone, which is historically known as Manikya Swamy and Lord Adinath. The statue of Lord Mahavir made with single Jade of 140 cm height. In the temple, every Tirthankars built with its unique style.
History of Kulpakji Jain Mandir
Kulpakji Mandir is a 2000 years old Jain Mandir. During the rile of Sanfkaragana (9th Century), a grant mentioned a gift to basadi found at Akunur. At the period of Rashtrakutas, Kolanupaka flourished as a Jain center. In Kulpak, over 20 Jain inscriptions found and suggested that the Kulpak is the primary center of Kranur Gana of Mula Sangh.
It is believed that Mandodari immersed the Jinneshwar Statue and worshiped during Ravana kidnapped Devi Sita. After many years Shankar, a King of Karnataka, found the same idol and brought back from the sea.
On his way home, he halted at Kolanupaka, when he is about to start to his destination, and he is unable to move from there. Then the king decided to build the glorious temple for the idol there at Kolanupaka. Likewise, the Kolanupaka temple came into existence.
Kulpakji Jain Temple Timings
Kulpakji Jain temple timings, the temple opens at 6 AM and closes at 7 PM.
|Day||Kulpakji Jain Temple Timings|
|Monday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
|Tuesday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
|Wednesday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
|Thursday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
|Friday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
|Saturday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
|Sunday||6:00 AM to 7:00 PM|
Accommodation of Kolanupaka Temple
The temple is on the highway of Hyderabad and Warangal, and people can accommodate accordingly at Hyderabad or Warangal. There are many hotels available at Hyderabad and Warangal.
How to Reach Kolanupaka Temple
The nearest airport to Kolanupaka temple is Shamshabad Airport, Hyderabad.
As the Kolanupaka temple is very near to Aler Town with a 7 km distance.
Aler well connected to all cities of Telangana State, mostly all the trains are available.
As the temple is between Hyderabad and Warangal highway, there are several buses from Hyderabad and Secunderabad to Warangal. We need to get down at Aler and take the auto to reach the temple.
Address of Kulpakji Jain Temple
Shri Shwetambar Jain Tirth, Kolanupaka
Aler Mandal, Yadadri District, Telangana 508101
Phone: 085002 42901