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Jain Temple in Jaisalmer Rajasthan India

Here is Somr Information about Lodurva Jain Temple in Jaisalmer Rajasthan India.

Location: Inside the Jaisalmer Fort,Jaisalmer
Built in: 12th century
Built By: Bhati Rajput king Rao Jaiswal
Dedicated to: Rikhabdevji and Sambhavnathji.
Camera Fee: INR 50 (Still)
Video:INR 100
Foreigner :INR 10
Significance:Among one of the Jain Temple
Timing: 8:00 Am to 12:00 Pm
Visiting Timing: 1 to 2 Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to Feb
Phone: +91-2992-252406
Attraction: Dilwara style paintings, Architecture
Nearest Railway Station:  Jaisalmer Railway station
Nearest Airport: Jaisalmer Airport

More Information about Lodurva Jain Temple in Jaisalmer

The city of Jaisalmer is an ancient city of Rajasthan famous for its unsurpassed architectural wealth. It shimmers like a mirage amidst the desolate beauty of the hot barren deserts of Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer Fort, perched atop the triangular-shaped Trikuta Hills, contains some gems of Jain temple buildings, while beautifully decorated havelis are scattered throughout the town. The city has a large number of tourist sites as Jaisalmer Fort , Salim Singh ki Haveli ,Patwon-ki-Haveli ,Nathmal-ki-Haveli ,Desert Culture Centre and Museum. Jain community built many temples in and around Jaisalmer.
Jain Temple is located Inside the Jaisalmer Fort,Jaisalmer Rajasthan.The temple was built in around 12th century by Bhati Rajput king Rao Jaiswal.The temple is dedicated to Jain God Rikhabdevji and Sambhavnathji.Parshvanath temple has a beautifully carved entrancecrowning in an image of the Jain Tirthankara at its apex. Shitalnath temple dedicated to the 10th Tirthankara, whose image is combination of eight precious metals. The Sambhavanth temple is used as a devotional and meditation site by Jain pilgrims and devotees. The Gyan Bhandar which is a fascinating, tiny, underground library founded in 1500 is also housed among the temples. Here priceless ancient texts and manuscripts are collected. The remaining two temples, Shantinath and Kunthunath, were built in 1536 and feature plenty of sensual carvings.
Rishabhnath Temple is the second Jain Temples at Lodurva, located near the ruins of the palace of Moomal and the once gushing watercourse of the river Kak. The temple was commissioned by Seth Sachcha and constructed in 1479.  
Shambhavanath Temple is the third important Jain temple in Lodurva is dedicated to the Jain Tirthankara Shambhavnath. The whole temple complex is surmounted by an octagonal pyramidal roof, and a fortification wall.
A temple in each corner of the complex is dedicated to a different Tirthankara; Rishabhnath in the southwest, Parshvanath in the northeast, Ajitanath in the southeast and Shambhavnath in the northwest. All these temples date back from 1618.
Lodurva has a great number of peacocks that hover around the temple walls lending spectacular colour to the dry and stony landscape. Amar Sagar is a grand artificial reservoir for water with a temple and a promenade on the bank that is a lovely place for a picnic. 
Architecture of Jain Temple Jaisalmer

The Jain temples are made of bright yellow sandstones. Though in ruins, the splendors of these Jain temples are clearly visible. The walls of these temples are beautifully adorned with the images of Lord Parsvanath, the 23rd Jain Tirthankar. A splendid and dominating arch greets at the main temple entrance which is typical of the Dilwara style of temple architecture. 

Nearest Tourist Acctraction of  Jain Temple Jaisalmer

Old temple of Shiv
Jaisalmer Fort
Patwon Ki Haveli
Salim Singh ki Haveli
Nath Mal ki Haveli
Bada Bagh
Jaisalmer Fort Palace
Khaba Fort
Vyas Chhatri
Maharaja's Palace
Tazia Tower 
Hinglaj mata temple
Chamunda mata temple
Museum and Heritage Centre
How To Reach  Jain Temple Jaisalmer 

By Road : There are many public and private vehicles available to reach Jain Temple Jaisalmer .

By Rail : The Nearest Railway station is Jaisalmer Railway station.

By Air: The Nearest Airport is Jaisalmer Airport.

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