Thursday, May 22, 2014


Important Places Associated with Jain Pilgrimages:
Jain Temples

  • Sammed Shikharji, Jharkhand
  • Rajgir, Bihar
  • Pavapuri, Nalanda District, Bihar
  • Kundalapuri, Nalanda District, Bihar
  • Champapuri, Bhagalpur, Bihar
  • Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu, Rajasthan
  • Gomateshwara Temple, Shravanabelagola, Karnataka
  • Khajuraho Jain Temple, Khajuraho

Other Popular Jain Pilgrimages in India are:
Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir ; Parsvanatha Jain Temple ; Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple; Sonagiri Jain Temple; Ranakpur Jain Temple; Palitana Jain Temple, Shravanabelagola Temple etc

Places Related with Jain Pilgrimage in India
A number of destinations and places are considered important for pilgrimage in Jainism. In fact, these places are scattered all around the India in all its direction whether it is north, south, east or west.
Bhavanganja is situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh which much famous and highly acclaimed among the Jains. A huge statue of Lord Mahavira, measuring almost 72 feet is splendid rich in fine artistry. The other places in North India of Jain importance are Kampil, Muktagiri, and various monasteries, temples and caves situated in the Indian States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Similarly, Bihar has an special importance for Jains as Lord Mahaveer was born in the state. There are places in Bihar like Rajgeer, Pavapuri, Vaishali which are associated with Lord Mahaveer in some way or the other.
Similarly in South India, there are various places which are considered important and worth pilgrimage. Kolanupaka is one among them and has a great significance among the followers of Jain religion.

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