The palitna Jain temple were situated 51 km far from Bhavnagar in Gujrat on the hills of Shatrunjya hills. More than 900 hundred temples are situated on the Shatrunjya hills. This temple was built very minutely. This temple is magnificent sample of North Indian architecture . This holy temple is dedicated to Lord 24th tirathankar .This temple was built in two parts in 11th and 12th century . Palitan Jain temple called Tux.
The Jain temple which is situated in Shatrunjya hills are tributed to first Tirathanker Rishbanth. It is to be said that all Tirathankers get nirvana here. After the getting nirvana this place is also called Siddha Place. This place has importance since the age of Mahabharta. It is to be said three Pandav brothers Yudhisthir, Bhim and Arjun also got the nirvana here. There is myth in jain that they can’t eat food after the evening so the pupils do not come here at night . Jain’s also beleive that all Gods takerest in night, so the doors of all temples are closed at night.
There is a holy place the name of Angad Peer is located on the hills ,here those people do prayer for the child tose who are child less they beleive by the blessing of Peer Sahib very soon their lap are filled with child. The main Jain temple are Adinath Vimalshah, Sampratiraja Kumanpal ,chaumukh etc. Palitana Jain temple keep the main Pilgrims of the jain’s so the jain people definitely comes here.