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10 Amazing Jain Temples in India

Historically speaking, Jain religion is said to have first developed in India during the period of the Indus Valley Civilization. According to the 2011 census report, there were about 4,451,753 followers of this religion in the country. Now, there...
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Dilwara Temples

Built by a man called Vastupal Tejpal in between the 11th and the 13th century, the Dilwara Temples are popular Jain temples located in Rajasthan. It is situated at a distance of 2.5 kilometers away from Mount Abu. These temples (i.e. a total of...
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Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

Located in New Delhi just across the “Red Fort” in the Chandini Chowk area is a popular Jain shrine known as Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir”. It is considered to be one of the oldest and renowned Jain shrine in New Delhi.  It is popularly known as “Lal...
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Ramtek Jain Temple

Comprising of idols of Jain Tirthankara and Shantinatha, the 16th Jain Tirthankara is a Jain shrine in Maharashtra known as the Ramtek Jain Temple. This extremely old “Jain Temple” is located in a city called Ramtek in the Nagpur district. According...
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Paithan Jain Temple

Paithan Jain Temple is a 1000-year-old Jain Temple or Tirth located in Maharashtra dedicated to Munisuvrata, the 20th Jain Thirthankar of the Jain religion. This “Tirth” is situated in a city famous of “saris” called Paithan in the Aurangabad...
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Godiji Parshwanath Temple

Dedicated to the 23rd Jain Tirthankar Parshwanath is a Jain shrine in Maharashtra known as Godiji Parshwanath Temple. This “Jain Temple” is located in the city of Mumbai in the “Pydhonie” area. This temple was essentially initially constructed as a...
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Bhagwan Shri Dharmanath Jain Temple

A rare Jain Temple called “Bhagavan Shri Dharmanath” is located in the state of Kerala. This “Jain” shrine devoted to the 15th Thirthankar Lord Dharamanath is located in the city of Kochi in the Ernakulum district. This temple is renowned for its...
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Shree Jain Shwethambar Temple

A Jain Temple known as “Shree Jain Shwethambar” located in Kerala is said to have been constructed by members of “42 Jain families” belonging to the Kutch region in Gujarat. This “Jain” pilgrimage site is situated at the famous “Gujarati Street” in...
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Shri Bhagvan Kalikund Tirth

Considered to be about 500 years old is a Jain Tirtha located in Kerala known as Shri Bhagvan Kalikund. This “Jain pilgrimage site” is situated in the city of Calicut in the Kozhikode district. This site is home to a 35 cm tall statue of the 23rd...
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Shikarji

Located in Jharkhand in the Giridih district is an extremely popular Jain pilgrimage site i.e. tirtha called Shikarji. This pilgrimage site is considered to be the place where twenty out of the twenty four Jain “tirthankaras” were supposed to have...
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Palitana Temples

“City of Temples” is the sobriquet given to a religious city called Palitana located in the Bhavnagar district in Gujarat. This city is renowned for many Jain temples (which together are known as “Palitana Temples”) as a result of which it is...
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Hutheesing Jain Temple

Administered by the “Hutheesing Family Trust” is a renowned Jain temple known as the Hutheesing Jain Temple. This temple is located in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat.  It was in the year 1848 that this temple was constructed. It is devoted to the...
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