Ajmer is known for the Durgah and Pushkar… but Nasiyan Jain temple should also not to be missed. The temple depicts the life journey of 1st Jain Tirthankar Rishabhdev till he attains Moksha. It is situated on Prithvi Raj Marg in Ajmer, the heart of Rajasthan state in India and was built in the year 1865. The entrance… Read More Nasiyan (Swarna Nagri) Jinalay Ajmer Rajasthan
Sulthan Bathery is located at a distance of about 100 km from Kozhikode, Kerala. This jinalay is one of the most important among a series of ruins spread across the state of Kerala that testify to a period of a strong Jain presence in this region. The Jain jinalay at Sultan Bathery is believed to… Read More Sulthan Bathery Jinalay Kerala
Chitharal Jain Temple is a famous Jain Temple. It is located in the Marthandam town of kanniyakumari district, Tamilnadu. Chitharal is historically known as Thirucharanathupalli the abode of Jain monks belonging to Digambara sect. It is famous for the hillock which has a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Thirthankaras and attendant deities carved inside… Read More Chithral Jain Temple Tamilnadu
Shri Lodhan Parshwanath Jinalay, Jain Waga, Dabhoi,Dist Vadodara. Idol of Shri Lodhan Parshawanath Bhagwan having Shyam varn is present in Ardh Padmasanastha position. Said to be the same idol made and established in a temple by Shri Tejpal, the minister of king Veer Dhaval, while renovating the fort. The sand made idol of Shri Parshwanath… Read More Shri Lodhan Parshwanath Jinalay, Dabhoi, Gujarat
The huge magnificent tallest idol of India established on Chulgiri Siddha Kshetra is made by cutting rock of one single mountain only. This 84 feet high Khadgasan idol of Bhagwan Adinath is made in brown stone. As no written evidence is available regarding its construction it is very difficult to say anything about its construction… Read More Bawangaja Jain Temple, Madya Pradesh, India
Hathi Sing is the best known Jain temple outside the delhi gate, Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. This remarkably elegant temple created out of white marble has been sacred to many Jain families, generation after generation. It was built in 1848 A.D. by a rich merchant Sheth Hutheesing as a dedication to the 15th Jain tirthankar, Shri… Read More Hathi Sing Jain Temple, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India
The Jain temple of God Prasanth, Gori temple in Pakistan, lies outside of the village of Gori between Islamkot and Nagarparkar. The legends say that a rich Hindu merchant laid foundations 600 years ago- may be mid 16th century. The impressive spire that typifies Jain temples fell in the earthquake of 1898 but the frescoes in… Read More Gori Temple in Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan
A non-theistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC by the Jina Vardhamana Mahavira as a reaction against the teachings of orthodox Brahmanism, and still practised there. The Jain religion teaches salvation by perfection through successive lives, and non-injury to living creatures, and is noted for its ascetics.