Gori Temple in Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan


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 the main dome are still intact showing princesses in royal coaches, palanquins, equestrian processions & beautiful ladies in flowing Rajasthani robes doing household chores.

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