Our world, also called the Earth or Bharat Kshetra, is currently in the 5th Ara or Kalyug (a degraded time-cycle in which Tirthankaras do not incarnate). In contrast to Earth’s variable time-cycles, the 4th Ara or Satyug (a spiritually elevated time-cycle in which Tirthankaras incarnate) prevails in perpetuity in Mahavideh Kshetra, a world millions of miles away from Earth.
Mahavideh Kshetra is another world within our extended universe, located outside of our galaxy in the North-East direction. It is a world very similar to ours, except for the permanent prevalence of the 4th Ara, in which the congruence of mind, speech, and actions predominates in its inhabitants.
Param Pujya Dadashri explained that as one’s internal state becomes aligned with the spiritual qualities of the 4th Ara, birth in a location such as Mahavideh Kshetra occurs automatically. Due to spiritually favorable conditions of the 4th Ara, Tirthankaras are able to incarnate on Mahavideh Kshetra continuously.
At present, 20 Tirthankaras are present on Mahavideh Kshetra, Lord Simandhar Swami being one among them and residing in closest proximity to our planet. Also, due to a binding-intent from a previous birth, He carries a karmic obligation to serve the liberation of Bharat Kshetra’s living beings. For these reasons, His grace can be quickly achieved through His worship. Just simply knowing Lord Simandhar Swami’s existence qualifies one to receive His unconditional grace.
View a 360 degree panorama of Shree Simandhar Swami whose huge idol is in the exact middle of the Temple: