Jakhau tirtha, one of the panchatirthas in Abadasa (Kutch), is situated at adistance of some 108 kms. from Bhuj. The temple is in the heart of the town and has in the Jina temple an idol of MULANAYAKA Shri Mahavira Bhagavan; it is white in complexion, some 84 cms. in height and in Padmasana posture. The temple is also known as Ratnatunka DERASARA. The temple was got constructed by Sheth Jivaraj Ratansi and Sheth Bhimasi Ratansi. An annual religious festival is celebrated every year here on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Maha. In V.S. 1905, Jivaraj Ratansi got the central temple
constructed and gave it the name Ratnatunk after the name of his father. There are eight other temples in the same complex. This group of nine temples looks majestic as if it were one group of temples on the Shatrunjaya mountain. A lustrous heart-touching atmosphere is created on all sides when the rays of the sun fall on the pinnacle-flags on the twenty peaks of the central temple of Shri Mahavira Swami. After 1905, the temple was religiously renovated in V.S. 2028. In the rest of the eight temples reside these
MULANAYAKAS—(1) Shri Suvidhinath, (2) Shri Adinath, (3) Shri Jiravala Parshvanatha, (4) Shri Chitamani Parshvanatha, (5) Shri Godi Parshvanatha, (6) Shri Gautama Swami, (7) Shri Shantinath Bhagavan and (8) Shri Chandraprabhu Swami. So many idols are there in these temples, coming to a total of idols 126 of stone, 80 of metal, 2 of quartz and one of gold.