Elvin Siew Chun Wai – Seven Famous Jain Temples in India

This blog is about Jain religious places. I, Elvin Siew Chun Wai, will tell you about Jain temples in India.

Ranakpur Jain Temple

The Ranakpur Jain Temple lies amid the Aravalli hills in the Pali district of Rajasthan. The temple dates back to 14th century. The temple has the idol of Tirthankara Rishabhanatha. This a three-stories building backed by one thousand four hundred and forty-four carved marble pillars. The most exciting fact about the temple pillars is all are unique in terms are designs. Thus, each pillar will surprise you with its unique design.

Dilwara Temple

Dilwara temple is one of the holiest Jain temples in India. I, Elvin Siew Chun Wai, have also visited the temple and the temple stole my heart with its amazing beauty. The temple was built during the 11th century by dedicated Jain devotees.

Gomateshwara Temple

Located atShravanabelagola in the Hassan district of Karnataka, the Gomateshwara Temple has the largest monolithic statues in the world. The temple has a wide 57 feet high and 26 feet wide black stone statue and it is named as Bahubali. The temple was the idea of a minister of the Ganga dynasty.

Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

It is the oldest Jain temple in Delhi. Located at the heart of Old Delhi, Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the holiest temples in India. It was built in 1556. The temple is dedicated to the 23rd Tirthankara Lord Parshvanath. The temple also houses a birds charity hospital.

Sonagiri Temple

Sonagiri temple is one of the holiest Jain temples. Located in a small town of Sonagiri, the temple attracts a large number of followers of Jain religion from all over the world.  The temple shines in the sun light.

Dharmanath Temple

Dharmanath Temple is a holy place for the followers of Jain religion from all over the world. The temple is known for its serenity. No matter how exhausted you are, I am saying this with personal experience, you will feel quite relaxed after spending some time in the temple. The spectacular architecture and designs will steal your heart and make you feel great.

Hanumantal Jain Temple

This Jain temple was built in the 17th century. The temple has the idol of Jain Goddess Padmavati. A large number of the followers of Jain religion visit the temple every year.

Visiting these seven Jain temples will be an amazing experience for you. I, Elvin Siew Chun Wai, will advise the followers of other religions to read about what to wear and how to behave in Jain temples. Getting an idea about this before visiting a Jain temple will help you enjoy a great experience.  

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