Parsavnath Temple, Rajasthan

Parsavnath Temple

Location: Situated in the Golden city of India, Jaisalmer, Parsavnath Temple is one of the most famous temples that lie in this region.

Description: Counted amongst the biggest temples built by the Jain community, the main deity of Parsavnath temple is Nakoda Parsavnath. Constructed by the family of Mandlik in the year 1459, this shrine holds special importance amongst the people of Jain religion. Built using gray sandstone, the temple is well known for its architectural beauty. Beautifully carved marble walls behold a person’s attention. Depicting salabhanjikas, yakshinis, vidyadevis and dikpalaks, the sculptures of the temple are exquisitely engraved. Open all around the year, this temple is visited by a large number of pilgrims.

Activities: Apart from the beauty of the temple, there are a number of other things that can fascinate a visitor. While visiting this temple, various attractions that lie in its vicinity should never be missed. Tazia Tower, Patwon ki Haveli and the Government Museum are sure to attract a history lover’s attention. A delight for shoppers, shopaholics can shop at Gopa Chowk, Rajasthali and also at the Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan. Handicrafts, local textiles and artifacts, along with colorful juttis, can be bought by the travelers at very reasonable prices.

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