Jain Temple Tour Rajasthan


India is known for its diversity and colorfulness and the world gets astonished by seeing the beautiful amalgamation of several religions in one nation which not only brings vividness to its culture but also make a potential establishment of many religious unities. Amongst the many religions in India Jainism is one of the most followed religions in this country, and there are many Jain temples are found in many parts of the country established in all of the states. Alike many other states of India there are many Jain temples are found in Rajasthan also and most of them are grand and thus make this state a great place for the Jain pilgrimage.

1. Dilwara temples, Mount Abu

The temples are located on the beautiful hill station of Rajasthan-Mount Abu stunningly surrounded by forested hills and the temples were built by Vastapul Tejpal, between the 11th and 13th centuries AD. Dilwara Temples is one of the popular attractions of India because of its fabulous marble work all through which is acclaimed globally.

The of Dilwara temples is a group of five legendary temples made beautifully with marble and also make a noted pilgrimage for the Jains. The temples are considered as the most beautiful Jain temples of the world. The magnificent work on the door represents the gorgeous but simple architecture that attracts the spectators.

2. Mirpur Jain Temple, Sirohi

This is also one of the most important Jain temples of Rajasthan which is known for its extensive architecture as it is dated back to the 9th century. The temple was built by the Rajputs and signified as the oldest marble monument in Rajasthan. The temple is having the idol of the 23rd Tirthankar who is the Parsvanatha. The architecture of this temple globally acclaimed and the carvings of the pillars are the true representation of every beautiful note of Hindu mythology.

3. Ranakpur JainTemple, Ranakpur

This huge and stunning Jain temple is dedicated to Tirthankara Rishabhanatha and the construction of the temple started at 15th century by a Jain businessman named Dharna Shah. The rest construction was supported by Rana Kumbha after whom the name of the city of Ranakpur and temple is kept. The temple is constructed with four facing directions in a quadrupled shape that represents the Tirthankara’s takeover of the four prime directions or presenting the cosmos. The architecture of the temple and the carvings are done like Mirpur Jain Temple in Rajasthan.

4. Nakoda Jain Temple, Barmer

This temple is considered as one of the most popular Jain temples of India and the temple is located amidst the forest hills and the temple is having the idol of Mulnayaka Shri Parshvanath and the idol is black in color,statue was brought to the temple from the Nakoda village and this is the reason the place is called Nakoda Parsavnath temple. The idol of the Parsavnath God is made of black-colored idol and sits in the lotus position and the temple is famous for miracles and known as a sacred place for the Jain globally.

5. Lodurva Jain Temple, Jaisalmer

This Jain temple belongs to the 9th century and it is left in architectural ruins but still one of the important Jain temples of Rajasthan. The temple is located in Jaisalmer and the temple is not so huge but is having ancient significances and the temple is standing high on the sand dunes of the Thar and that is why it is one of the major attractions of the Jains who visit Jaisalmer. The temple is having the sacred idol of BhagwanShantinath and the ceiling architecture is brilliant presenting the lotus shape.

6. Soniji Ki Nasiyan, Ajmer

This is also known as Ajmer Jain temple as it is located in the heart of Ajmer and the temple is an architectural wonder. The temple was built in the late 19th century and the construction of the temple took almost 25 years. There is an inner chamber in the temple which is made up of gold and it is called as Swarna Nagarior the "City of Gold". The chamber is having many gold-plated wooden statues that represent Jainism and also there are many other idols belonging to the religion. This is a Digambar Jain temple and the main idol of this temple is Lord Rishavadeva.

  • Emergency evacuations/Rescue expenses, if required.
  • 16 days accommodation
  • Any extra nights stayed due to bad weather, early arrivals, etc.
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Travel & Medical Insurance Permissions and other official formalities

You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;

  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.
Common Items
  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).
  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet once