Sirohi

History – Sirohi was said to be built in about the fourth century BC under the name of Shivapuri. From 1405 onward, after the devastation of Chandravati at the south- eastern foot of Mount Abu by Muslim forces, it was the capital of Sirohi State, up to Independence in 1947. We can find sixteen Swethambara Jain […]

Kesariyaji

History – Kesariyaji situated at a distance of sixty five kilometers from Udaipur, it is one of the most popular Jain centres in Rajasthan. This is one of the important Jain centres in Mewar region. Along with the Jains a great number Hindus specially the Bhils, visit this temple. It is said that the Bhils, […]

Chittorgarh

History – Previously called by the name Madhyamika Chittorgarh has a fort spread on the hill is 16 Kms long and 1 Km wide. The Satbis (27) Deora, Vijaystambh, Kirtistambh and Digambar Jain Mandir, Meerabai temples found inside the fort are very important. Chittorgarh was also called as Chitrakut named after the king Chitranand who […]

Chandkhedi

History – This place was built by a person named Diwan Shah Kishandas Bagherwal of Sangod (Dist.Kota) in 1746 AD. Once  he had been to Khanpur to attend a fair there he had a dream about the idols lying in Padakhoh. He recovered the idols from Padakhoh. But the idols could not be lifted by […]

Ayad

History – An inscription at the temple states that the idol of Bhagawan Adinatha was installed by Acharya Yashobhadrasurishvarji Maharaj before the year 1029 of the Vikram era. Another inscription states  that during the period of King Jaysinha in the 13th Century, all the canonical scriptures were got written on palm – leaves by Shri […]

Aur

History – Aur was previously called as Aud. We can find inscriptions belonging to the year 1141 on the idol of Ambikadevi and of the year 1242 of the Vikram era on other idols. The idol of Bhagawan Adinatha is said to belong to the fifteenth century. A flag is hoisted every year on the […]

Amarsagar

History – The idol of Bhagawan Adinatha was installed by Patva Sheth Himataramji bafna under the guidanceof Acharya Sri Jinamahendrasurishvarji in the year 1928 of the Vikram era. This idol is believed to belong to the times of King Samprati. This temple being constructed in two stories has a very rare collection of art and […]

Ajmer

History – We can find around 22 Jain temples in Ajmer, among these the Sethji ki Nasiya or Sidhhkut Chaitalaya is the prime attraction and is the main temple. There are 21 other Jain temples to mention a few include Choota Ghada Nasian, Bada Ghada Nasian and Mahaput Jinalaya which are very fabulous. This town […]

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