Part II- 5 Most Famous Jain Temples In India
By: Pinki Wed, 26 Feb 2020 5:46 PM
India has number of Jain temples known for unique architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings. Some of the most famous Jain temples in India also includes Jain Temple in Ajmer,Ajitnath Temple Palanpur,Girnar Jain temples,Shankeshwar Tirth,Vataman Temple,Shantinatha Basadi, Deogarh Jain temples,Lakkundi Jain Temple and Jain temples of Khajuraho.
* Shikharji Temple, Jharkhand
Shikharji Temple is one of the two holiest of all pilgrimage places by the Jain community, located on Parasnath range in Giridih district of Jharkhand. The mountain summit of Parasnath range is the most sacred to Jains.
* Ajitanath Temple, Taranga
Taranga Jain Temple is dedicated to Lord Ajitanatha in Mehsana district Gujarat. A 2.75 m tall marble statue of Ajitnath is major tourist attraction of Ajitanath Temple.
* Palitana Temples, Gujarat
Palitana temple is the holiest of all pilgrimage places by the Jain community along with Shikharji. There are hundreds of temples in Palitana and main temple is dedicated to Rishabha.
* Sonagiri Jain Temples, Madhya Pradesh
Jain Temples at Sonagiri or golden peak is home to several white Jain temples scattered around peak. This sacred place is popular among devotees and also has beautiful idols of Lord Sheetalnath and Parsvanatha.
* Pushpgiri Teerth, Sonkatch
Shri Digambar Jain Teerth in Sonkatch is located on the bank of the Kalisindh river. Pushpgiri Tirth is one of the newest pilgrimage place, located on the NH-86 Indore – Bhopal road, 70 km from Indore.