SHIKHAR JI is a holy place for Jains . it is located on Parasnath hill,Jharkhand,India. Shikhar ji rises to 1365 m which is highest mountain in Jharkhand state
Shikhar ji is a most important jain tirtha because twenty of the twenty four tirthankaras along with other monks accomplished moksha . There some temples of Parasnath hills are Ganadhara ,Kunthunath , Rishabhanatha , Chandraprabha , Naminatha , Aranatha , Māllīnātha , Shreyanasanatha , Pushpadanta , Parshvanatha, etc
The people climb the Parasnath hill by walking or hire the dholi . It takes 12 hours to complete one yatra. People starts the journey at 2:00 am. There are also available stall in between the temple . There are hundreds of people who are climbing the hill everyday . and some people have wooden sticks to climb the hill easily .
Although people also takes parikrama of entire Parasnath hill which 54 kilometers and its path is through forest by walking .