Ranakpur Jain Temples

Location: Ranakpur-Udaipur, Rajasthan
Dedicated To: Parsavnath and Sun God
Religion: Hinduism and Jainism
Main Attraction: The construction of the temple is extremely complex with four separate entrances leading to chambers inside. The chambers finally lead to the main hall which houses the image of Adinath encircled by several smaller shrines and domes. Another range of cells with individual roofs surround these shrines and domes yet again.
Visit Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM (All Week Days).
Near By Temples: Sachiyamata Group of Temples, Ancient Step Well, Jain Temple, Pipplaj mata Temple..

 

One of the five holy places of Jains, the Ranakpur temples were created in the 15th century during the reign of Rana Kumbha. The temples are located in the Aravali hill ranges of the Pali district. The main temple is the Chaumukha Temple (four faced temple) dedicated to Adinathji, the 1st Jain tirthankar. The temple has 29 elaborate halls and 1,144 intricately carved pillars which make it an architectural marvel. The other temples in the complex are Parsavnath and Neminath temples with exquisitely sculpted figurines.

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