Shri Lodhan Parshwanath Jinalay, Dabhoi, Gujarat


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

Hathi Sing Jain Temple, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, 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

What is Jainism ?


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.