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NASIYAN DIGAMBAR JAIN TEMPLE


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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.

Significance of the Temple
The Nasiyan Digambar Jain temple is one of the finest Jain temples in Rajasthan mainly after the temples of Ranakpur and Mount Abu whose splendor surpasses even the Mughal architecture. The construction of the Nasiyan Jain Temple was started in 1864 AD and completed in 1895 AD. This temple is dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhadev.


The temple is a double storey structure and has a big hall at its second storey. The hall contains series of large, gilt wooden figures depicting the Jain mythology. The artifacts reflect the ancient world with a Jainism perception associated with it. There is a beautiful museum attached with the temple.

The first floor of the temple popularly called as Swarna Nagari hall houses one of the most astonishing architectural creations of the Universe in the version of Jainism which also constitutes of gold plate replicas of every Jain temples of the country. It is estimated that nearly 1000 kg of gold has been used in the construction of the marvel depicting panorama from Jain mythology, and of the ancient towns of Ayodhya and Prayag.

The interiors of the this great temple is decorated with the inner chamber that has silver balls suspended from its ceiling and is surmounted by a vimana. The interiors are also embellished with the marvelous silver linings and gems. It is best to visit the Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple during the winter months from October to March.

"The Temple remains open for visitors and devotees from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M."

The two-storeyed structure of Nasiyan Temple is been 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 renowned Nasiyan Jain Temple is at Prithviraj Marg in Ajmer, Rajasthan. After the temples of Ranakpur and Mount Abu, Nasiyan temple is regarded as one of the best Jain temples in Rajasthan. The Temple was Built in 1865, Nasiyan Temple is also known as Lal Mandir (Red Temple). Centrally located in Ajmer, the temple can be reached easily from anywhere in Rajasthan. Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple is dedicated to Lord Adinath, the first Jain 'tirthankara'.

Digambar Jain Temple displays a very much marvelous wooden gild representations, glass engravings and paintings, recounting the conviction of 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. 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 which are encircling the temple complex. Jain Temple receives devotees, who come to pay their homage to Lord Adinath, from all over India.

Red Temple - Ajmer Nearby tourist places to Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple

Ajmer

Jaipur

Jaisalmer

One can see an astonishing and inimitable show of the shrine, made it to be recognized, as the Golden Temple (Swarna Mandir). The focal hall is made with surprisingly beautiful with gold and silver decorations.

How to Reach the Temple

Air: The nearest airport is Jaipur, which is 135kms away.

Train: Ajmer is on the Delhi - Jaipur - Marwar - Ahmedabad -Mumbai line and most trains stops at Ajmer .

Road: It is connected with bus from all places like Jaipur, Agra, Aligarh, and Abu road, Bikaner, Bharatpur, Barmer, Haridwar, Chittorgarh, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Nagaur.