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Nasiyan Jain(Red) Temple in Ajmer Rajasthan

Here is Some Information about Nasiyan Jain Temple in Ajmer Rajasthan India.

Location : At Prithviraj Marg, Ajmer
Built in : 1865
Dedicated to: Lord Adinath
Temple Timing: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Daily)
Area : 3200 Sq Ft
Best Time to Visit : October to March.
Admission Fees: INR2 per person
Photography : Allow
Visiting Timing : 15 Miniuts
Attraction: Museum with gilded sculptures
Nearest Airport : Jaipur
Nearest Railway Station : Ajmer

More Information about Nasiyan Jain(Red) Temple

The Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple is located in Ajmer (Rajasthan) on Prithviraj Marg. It is also popularly known as the 'Red Temple'. Visitors can access the temple with the local transport system easily from many parts of the city.
The Nasiyan Digambar Jain temple is one of the finest Jain temples in Rajasthan after the temples of Ranakpur and Mount Abu whose splendor surpasses even the Mughal architecture. Nasiyan Jain Temple was started to built from 1864 AD and completed in 1895 AD. The temple is dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankara Rishabhadev.

The two-storied structure of Nasiyan Temple is divided into two parts, where one is the worship area comprising the idol of Lord Adinath and the second is the museum including a hall. The museum hall gets the major attention due to its mind blowing interiors made up in gold. This exquisite museum depicts the five stages (Panch Kalyanak) in the life of Lord Adinath, in the stature of statues. With the dimensions of 40 x 80 feet, the hall is adorned with Belgium stain glass, mineral color paintings and stain glasswork.

The astonishing and inimitable display of the shrine, made it to be recognized, as the Golden Temple (Swarna Mandir). The focal hall is made surprisingly beautiful with gold and silver decorations. Digambar Jain Temple displays marvelous wooden gild representations, glass engravings and paintings, recounting the conviction of the Jainism with reference to the making of the world. Festooned by precious stones, gold and silver work, the place is also termed as Soni Ji Ki Nasiyan.

The celestial appearance of the temple creates a kind of divine aura that appeals to the mind of pilgrims and devotees. In the inner prayer chamber, small silver balls hanging from the ceiling absolutely enthrall the onlooker. The posh interiors of the temple boast of the aesthetic and rich taste of the Digambar Jains. In the vein of other Jain architecture, Nasiyan Temple has high fortifications encircling the temple complex. Jain Temple receives devotees, who come to pay their homage to Lord Adinath, from all over India.

History of  Nasiyan Jain Temple Ajmer

The Nasiyan temple was constructed as an initiative of rich Jain merchants who were particularly interested in constructing temples of excellent architecture. The construction of the Nasiyan Jain Temple took as long as 31 years to complete. Commencing in 1864 AD, the construction went on till 1895 AD which also happens to be the year when the temple was opened for general public.

Attraction of  Nasiyan Jain Temple Ajmer

The Nasiyan Jain Temple is world renowned – recognized and highly acknowledged as one of the best Jain temples to ever be constructed in Rajasthan. Built in 1865, the temple is also lovingly referred to as the “Red Temple” for its rare and unique, colourful features. It is dedicated to the famous Lord Adinath, and the devotion and dedication shown here is truly astounding. The Nasiyan Jain Temple consists of two-storeys, and two distinct parts: one being the place of worship, and the other is made into an astonishing museum. Visit this famed and well-respected attraction today, and allow the divinity to enter your sight and mind. The museum is sure to enchant you with its many glass engravings and Belgium stain glass paintings – some even reaching 80 feet in height!

How to Reach Nasiyan Jain Temple Ajmer

By Road : The Nasiyan temple is located in Ajmer, a major city of Rajasthan. Ajmer is connected to all other major cities of Rajasthan like Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur. Also, the network of Ajmer and Delhi, the capital of India, is also pretty strong and frequent. Tourist taxis and Volvos are also available in multitude.

By Rail : Ajmer junction is the nearest railway station to this shrine. It is connected to the rest of the country through a vast and rather dense network of frequent trains.

By Air :Nearest airport is Sanganer airport, Jaipur, located at a distance of about 132 km from Ajmer. It can be accessed through taxis or buses from the shrine.

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