Top Famous Jain Temples In India

Lal Mandir, Delhi:

Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the oldest and best-known Jain temple in Delhi. This temple is located just opposite the famous Red Fort. The temple is dedicated to the 23rd Tirthankara.

The temple houses a Birds Charity Hospital. The main deity was of Tirthankara Parshva. The lighted candles and the glazed paintwork create a peaceful atmosphere inside the temple premises.

Palitana Temples, Gujarat:

The Palitana Jain temple is considered to be the most sacred Jain temple in India. It is located on Shetrunjaya hills in the city of Palitana in Gujarat. This idol is 42 inch in height and is made up of pure white marble.

The Jain temple of the Digambars is one of the ancient temples. There are in total 863 temples from base to the peak of the Shatrunjaya hill.

Dharmanath Temple, Kerala:

The Dharmanath temple is one of the Popular places of Jain Devotees in Kerala. The temple is situated in Matancherry where the idol of the Lord Dharmanath is installed.

The entire temple is Famous for its architecture and cleanliness. The sculptures and designs of the temple are similar to Jain Dilwara Of Mount Abu. Now The temple is a ‘theerth’ as it is more than 100 years old.

Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu:

The finest Jain temples in India is incomplete without a little mention of Dilwara Temples. The Dilwara Jain Temples is situated at the holy hill station of Rajasthan. The beautiful lush green hills surrounding the temple gives a very pleasant feeling to Visitors At Evening time.

The five temples of Dilwara were built by dedicated Jain devotees(Tithnkars). The five shrines are dedicated to Those Who Are The Followers of lord Budha named Lord Adinath, , Lord Mahavir Swami, Rishabhdeo, Lord Parshvanath and Lord Neminath respectively.

Parshwanath Temple, Kolkata:

The Pareshnath Jain temple is one of the most revered and holy shrines of the Jains in Kolkata. The temple is Popular not only for its enthralling beauty but also for its spiritual atmosphere that attracts a lot of devotees in every Days.

There are Main four Temples dedicated to different Jain Tirthankaras but one of those, There is a Main Jain temple is the Paryushan where festival is celebrated in Bhadrav month(September, october).

There is a lamp, which burns inside the sanctum sanctorum since the initiation of the temple since 1867. The construction of the temple was initiated by Ray Badridas Bahadur.