Sonagiri ( literally, the golden peak) is a place sacred to Digambar Jains. This is a place where King Nanganag Kumar achieved liber- ation from the cycles of death and life along with the fifteen million followers. There are several white Jain temples scattered around Sonagiri. This sacred place is popular among devotees & ascetic saints to practice for self discipline, austerity, and to attain Nirvana ( salvation ) .
LORD CHANDRAPRABHU IDOL
There are seventy seven beautiful Jain temples in hills and twenty
six temples in village.The temple no. fifty seven on hill is the
main temple. This temple has attra- ctive artistic spire. In this
temple the principal deity is Lord Chandraprabhu, eleven feet in
height. Two other beautiful idols of Lord SheetalNath & Parsvnath
are installed.There is a column of dignity ( Manstambh ) 43 feet in
height and an attractive model of Samavsharan. The samavsharan of
Bhagwan Chandraprabhu came here for seventeen times. Nang, Anang,
Chintagati, Pooranchand, Ashoksen, Shridatta 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.
Annual festival ( Mela ) : From Falgun Shukla 14 to Chaitra Krishna 5 Nearby City : Datia 15 kms ( By road ) 15 kms ( By train ) Jhansi 45 kms ( By road ) 48 kms ( By train ) Gwalior 65 kms ( By road ) 62 kms ( By train ) Means of approach : By Road : Sonagiri lies on Datia Gwalior road. Buses are available from Gwalior, Datia and Jhansi to reach Sonagiri. By Train : Sonagiri railway station lies on Agra Jhansi railway line . Trains are available from Gwalior, Datia and Jhansi. By Air : Nearest airport to Sonagiri is Gwalior. Where to stay : Delhiwali Dharamshala, Beespanthi Kothi, Tyagi Vrati Ashram, Terapanthi Kothi, Kund-Kund Nagar are available for stay having normal rooms, semi deluxe rooms, deluxe rooms, mess facility and all other required items like utensils, bed, tent etc. Address : Shri Digamber Jain Siddh Shetra Sonagiri Place & Post-Sonagiri Dist.-Datia(M.P.),Pincode:475685