Famous Jain temples in India


India is a country which consists of different types of people, places, culture etc.

Jain temples educate us the way to liberation to live a life of harmlessness and renunciation. The aim of Jain life is to achieve liberation of the soul.

There are many Jain temples located at the different parts of country some of the famous Jain temples of India are Nakoda Jain temple,Shri Mahavirji Jain Temple,Karandai Jain Temple and Calcutta Jain Temple.

Here are some of the famous Jain temples that have the power of wash away your sins…

Gomateshwara Temple, Karnataka

The Great Bahubali also called as Gomateshwara is situated at Shravanabelagola in the Hassan district of Karnataka. The 60 feet gigantic statue of Bahubali is situated in Vindyagiri Hill at Shravanabelagola. Lord Gomateshwara temple is one of the largest temple in the state.

Sonagiri Temples, Madhya Pradesh

Sonagiri is a place near to Datia district of Madhya Pradesh, famous for its several white Digambar Jain temples scattered around the hill and village. Sonagiri is one of the most popular Jain pilgrimage site and very sacred place among the followers of Jainism. There are around 84 white temples were built on a hill at Sonagiri like the other Jain sites.

Dilwara Temple, Rajasthan

The Dilwara Jain Temples is situated at the holy hill station of Rajasthan,Mount Abu. Dilwara Temples is one of the most beautiful pilgrimage site of the Jains in India and most famous in the world for its unique architecture. Jain Temples at Mount Abu is build by marble and coounted among one of the finest monuments of India.

Shantinath Temple, Madhya Pradesh

The Shantinath Temple of Khajuraho is among the famous Jain temple of Digambar in Bundelkhand of Madhya Pradesh. Shantinath Jain Temple is dedicated to Lord Shantinath, one of seven Jain temples of 16th century within the Golden Fort. There are many Jain temples situated in Khajuraho Parshvanath temple and Adinath Temple are two of them. One of the very famous Shantinath Temple is also situated in Pune district of Maharashtra.

Dharmanath Temple, Kerala

The Dharmanath Jain Temple is situated at Mattancherry in the western part of Kochi city.Dharmanath Temple of Cochin is said to be hundred years old and one of major holy shrines for the Jain community in Kerala. Wayanad is another place in Kerala where number of Jain temples are located.

Palitana Temples, Gujarat

The Palitana Temples are situated in Palitana city at Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. Palitana Temples are dedicated to Svetambara Jains and considered as the holiest pilgrimage place among all other. There are 1000 of marble carved Jain temples scattered on the Shatrunjaya hills along with the main temple at top of the hill.

Ranakpur Temple, Rajasthan

The Ranakpur Jain Temple is located in the Pali district of Rajasthan, between the two beautiful cities of Rajasthan, Jodhpur and Udaipur on the valley of the Aravalli ranges. The marble Jain temple of Ranakpur is famous as the most spectacular Jain temple in India and major pilgrimages of the Jains and counted as one of the most visited religious place across the country.

Lal Mandir, Delhi

The Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is situated opposite to the great Red Fort near Chandni Chowk of Delhi. Lal Mandir is the oldest Jain temple of the city and dedicated to Lord Parshvanath. Delhi is known for its famous heritage sites and historical magnificent monuments, Naya Mandir is another known Jain temple in the city.

Bawangaja Jain Temple, Madhya Pradesh

The bawangaja jain temple is famous Jain pilgrim center in the Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh, It is known for the world’s tallest statue,of the first Jain Tirthankara Adinatha. The 84 feet statue is one of the 12 tallest statues in India and the area is nested in the Satpura ranges.