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    Anwa has 3 Digabmar Jain Temples an ancient temple and 2 others dedicated to Tirthankar Shanthinath.

    Main Deity – Idol of Tirthankar Shanthinath in Padmasana.

    Sri Shanthinath Digambar Jain Temple was constructed under the guidance of Muni 108 Sri Sudhasagrji Maharaj in the early 2010s. The temple is very huge and spacious. The main deity is flanked by Tirthankar Adinath to the right and Parshwanath to the left. Surrounding the main sanctum sanctorum/Vedhi are installed the idols of Trikala Tirthanakar in Padmasana with each mantapa having the corresponding idol of past (Bhuta Kala), present (Varthamana Kala) and future (Bhavishyata Kala) period. In front of the temple is found a Manastambha with a Chaturmukha idol in the top.

    Other Jain Temples – We can also find an ancient Digambar Jain temple at Anwa town and another temple with Tirthankar Shanthinath as the main deity.

    Accommodation Facilities – Besides the Shanthinath temple is a well-furnished Dharmashala with boarding and lodging facilities for devotees.

    Location – Anwa is located at a distance of

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