Laldun

History – The ancient Digamabar Jain temple dedicated to Bhagwan Shantinatha is known as Bada mandir. An inscription belonging to 1103 A D can be found on one of the pillars. The sanctum santorum is situated about 11 feet below the ground level. The art and architecture of this temple are very attractive. 24 images of Tirthankaras are inscribed on the two pillars in front of the sanctum santorum. An attractive idol of Jain Saraswathi is also found in this temple. Five Digambar Jain temples and 2 Swetamabar Jain temples of the 10 C AD can be found at this place. This place is also the native place of Acharya Tulsi.

How to Reach – This place is situated on the Delhi Jodhpur railway line, it is 380 Kms from Delhi and is 210 kms from Jaipur.

Main Deity – Idol of Bhagawan Shanthinatha.

Post Author: JHC