Kirti Stambh

A Must Visit Heritage Place

Kirti Tower


Kirti Tower
Chittor has a history restoring a couple of quite a long while. It was an old purpose of intermingling of Jain custom. Chittor is adjoining the out of date city of Madhyamika. The Jain etchings at Mathura from the Kushana day and age (first to third a long time) see a "Majjhimilla" some piece of the "Kottiya" gana, demonstrating that it was an essential Jain focus interest. The acclaimed Acharya Haribhadra Suri (6th century) was considered in Chittor and conferred "Dhurtopakhyana" there.

There was a specialist Elacharya at Chittor from whom Vira-senacharya (ninth century) took in the old Shat-khandagama and Kashayapahuda. Vira-senacharya later made the acclaimed "Dhavala" and "Jaya

dhavala" in light of these books.

History of Kirti Stambha

Chittor Fort has the most recognizable history settled in its dividers. Rani Padmini performed Jauhar after Alauddin Khilji caught the radiant stronghold. Inside it stands Kirti Stambh which was worked by Jija of Bhagerwala social demand. It was worked in commitment of first Jain Thirthankar, Sri Adinath. There are three etchings on the summit which passes on this information. The stripped figures of Thirthankar over the Stambh prompts that it had a place with Digambara gathering. Further, one of the etchings illustrates, Dharmakirti, the understudy of Shubhakirti. Before long, according to Balatkara Gana Pattavali, Dharmakirti drove the patta in the midst of the 1224-1257 AD. As shown by these records, the structure is obviously worked in the thirteenth century.

Plan of Kirti Stambha

The Tower of Fame is worked in the Solanki style of arranging with different shades and complicatedly decided windows. The pinnacle is 22 meters (72 feet) tall with a 30 feet wide base; which breaking points to 15 feet at the best. At the most raised inspiration driving the seven-storied pinnacle is a recognition way that compensates the visitors with a stunning point of view of the h

abitation underneath. It will with everything taken into account be come to through a tight excursion of stairs which in like manner prompts a dumbfounding staggering point of view of condition.

Worked in the twelfth century, Kirti Stambh is designed inside the Chittorgarh


Fortification, Rajasthan. The 22 meters tall apex was worked by a Jain seller, Jeeja Bhagerwala in the midst of the standard of Rawal Kumar Singh, to laud Jainism. The pinnacle contains figures from the Jain pantheon, and thusly, Kirti Stambh is seen as a fundamental Jain voyage by various Jainism supporters.

Kirti Stambh in addition goes by the name, the Tower of Fame. It is revolved around the fundamental Tirthankara, Rishabha. Beyond question understood for its unpredictable carvings of the Digambar sort out, this seven storeyed tall pinnacle has extraordinary statues of Sri Adinatha. They are endangered of the Stambh close to figures of various Jain favored individuals, making it all the all the also dumbfounding. The apex typifies Solanki Style of Architecture completing it. Visiting the Stambh not simply engages you to look at the pages of history yet moreover makes you a passerby of an extraordinary view.

It was the living system of Jinavallabha who spread the Vidhimarga in the twelfth

century. From the fifteenth to seventeenth various years, it was the seat of a Bhattaraka. The zenith is worked in the Solanki style. It is 30 feet wide at the base and motivations behind detainment to 15 feet at the best.

Three inscriptions have been found that see Jija of Bagherwal social demand as the modeler of the stambha.[1] One of the etchings see Dharmakirti, the supporter of Shubhakirti, who was admirer of Vasantkirti. As shown by the Balatkara Gana Pattavali, Dharmakirti headed the patta in the midst of 1224-1257 AD. In this way the structure dates from the thirteenth century, despite the way in which that a unimportant Jain illustration of 896 AD was found in the vicinity.[2] Kirti Stambha is more orchestrated than another peak in a close fortress, known as the Vijay Stambha (Tower of Victory).

Worked in the midst of the eighteenth century by Biherwal Mahajan Sanaya, Kirti Stambh is based on Rishabha, the central Tirthankara of Jainism. This seven storied zenith has a dumbfounding five-feet-high statue of the Rishabha. Settled in the Chittorgarh post, this stronghold is worked in Solanki building. There is a kept stairway which leads through the seven stories to the best. On the best floor there is an astuteness campaign which offers a for the most part exhaustive point of view of Chittorgarh city. A liberal number of admirers of Jainism go to the top to worship Lord Adinath.
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