Gugalia (Gulundia)


Rathore Chandrasen was the ruler of Kannoj in v. 735. His gotra was Gugal Rathore. Jain Bhattarak Shri ShantiSuriji enlightened him and converted him Oswal and named his gotra ‘Gugalia’. It is a Sub-gotra of ‘Choradia’.

Shah Kalloji Gugalia was a famous person. He had built up a grand Jai temple at village Gulund, so people named him Gulundia.

Gulundia people built Jai temples at Jamsher and Sambhar in V. 1825. Gulundia Shah Suroji was a Charitable person. When the king of Mandu arrested Bhandari Shah Suroji the Prime Minister of Mandore then Shah Suroji paid a fine of Rs. 18 lacks and released him. At that time he also built a Jain temple at Mandu. In V. 1667 he settled at Udaipur. Son of Suroji was Shrivantji. Shrivantji had five sons named Khemaji, Chhiterji, Isarji, Ratnaji and Thakursinghji. In V. 1740 Udaipur Maharana awarded the estate of Gosmani village to him, and honoured him with Siropav. Kuldevi of these gotra is shri Nagnechia Mata.

 

Acharya Shri Anand Rishiji Maharaj

            He was born on shravan Shukla 1st of V.1957 at village Chinchodi (Ahmadnagar). His father was Shri Devichandji Gigalia. His name was Nemichand. He took Diksha from Muni Shri Ratna Rishiji Maharaj in V. 1970. After Diksha, he was named anand Rishiji. He became 2nd Acharya of Shraman Sangh.

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