Jiaganj

History – This is one of the main Jain pilgrimage centres of West Bengal.

Heritage Centre Type – Tirtha Kshetra

How to Reach – The temple is situated along the main road in the Ziyaganj Village of Oswal Patti.It comes under the Mushirabad district which is at a distance of 4 Kms from it.Good transport facilities are available to this place from Mushirabad.

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Temple Name – Sri Shambavanatha Jain Temple

Main Deity – About 16 inches high white coloured idol of Sri Shambavanatha Tirthankar in the padmasana posture.

Temple History – This temple was built in the 1850’s.The idol of Shambavanath is very attracitve and charming. It is said that this idol is more than 150 years old. The temple architecture is very amazing. The architecture of the entrance of the temple is very attractive. Near this temple is found the temple of Vasupujya  Bhagwan here the ancient paintings found attracts the visitors to a great extent.

 

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