Pawapuri Road (Station Code :- POE) is situated at the Southern outskirts of Bihar Sharif City in Nalanda district, Bihar. It also serves the small town of Pawapuri (located 10 km away), which is one of the holiest places in Jainism.
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Important places to Visit in Pawapuri are :-( clockwise in picture)
1. Jain Samosaran Temple - The place where Lord Mahavira, the 24th and last Tirthankar in Jainism, gave his last sermon.
2. Jal Mandir, Pawapuri - The Place where Lord Mahavira was cremated after attaining Mahaparinirvana in about 527 BC. Jal Mandir, denotes that place and is a splendid white marble temple situated in the middle of man-made lake, connected to the mainland by a red sandstone causeway.
3. Naulakha Temple, Pawapuri
4. Gaon Mandir, Pawapuri - This beautiful sandstone temple denotes the place where Lord Mahavira breathed his last.
Note :- The railway station is located near NH 20. One can easily take a Auto-rickshaw plying anytime between Biharsharif and Pawapuri. The buses which runs between Bihar Sharif and Nawada/Warisaliganj also stops at Pawapuri and can be used.
The number of Jain pilgrims and local/national tourists is quite large here along with nearby Rajgir city. But Bihar govt does not have any effective advertisement policy for attracting pilgrims and tourists.
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