List of Jain temples

Jain temples and tirtha (pilgrimage sites) are present throughout the Indian subcontinent, many of which were built several hundred years ago. Many of these temples are classified according to Jain sects. Idols of tirthankaras are present in these temples. Many Jain temples are found in other areas of the world. This article lists and documents prominent Jain temples and Tirthas around the world.

Jain Tirthankara Relief at Padmakshi Gutta, Warangal

IndiaEdit

Andhra PradeshEdit

Cave temples
Main temples

AssamEdit

BiharEdit

Cave temple
Main temple

ChhattisgarhEdit

Daman and DiuEdit

DelhiEdit

GoaEdit

GujaratEdit

Cave temple
Main temple

HaryanaEdit

Himachal PradeshEdit

JharkhandEdit

KarnatakaEdit

Cave temples
Main temples

KeralaEdit

Madhya PradeshEdit

Caves
Temples

MaharashtraEdit

Cave temple
Main temple

NagalandEdit

OdishaEdit

Cave temple
Main temple

RajasthanEdit

TelanganaEdit

Cave temple
Main temple

Tamil NaduEdit

Cave temples
Main temples

Uttar PradeshEdit

UttarakhandEdit

West BengalEdit

Outside IndiaEdit

There are a number of Jain temples in various countries outside India.

 
Jain Temple, Pottersbar, Hertfordshire

AustraliaEdit

BelgiumEdit

CanadaEdit

  • Brampton Jain Temple
  • The Jain Society of Toronto has a Swethambar/Digambar temple in Toronto
  • Digambar Temple Shri Jain Mandir in Toronto

Hong KongEdit

JapanEdit

KenyaEdit

  • Mombasa Jain temple
  • Nairobi Jain temple
  • Thika
  • Nakuru

MalaysiaEdit

  • Ipoh, Perak
  • "First Shikhar Bandhi Jain Deraser" dedicated to Shri Chintamani Parshvanath Bhagawan, Mata Padamavati Devi & Mataji Sarasvati Devi in Ipoh
  • Kualalumpur Swetamber Jain Temple - Bangsar

MyanmarEdit

 
Shree Jain Shwetamber Murtipujak Temple, Yangon
  • Shree Jain Shwetamber Murtipujak Temple, 29th Street Yangon

NepalEdit

PakistanEdit

PunjabEdit

  • Jain Shwetambar Temple with Shikhar, Thari Bhabrian Lahore City.
  • Jain Digambar Temple with Shikhar, Thari Bhabrian Lahore City.
  • Jain Shwetambar Dada Wadi (Mini Temple), Guru Mangat in Lahore Cantt., footprints in stone.
  • Jain Digambar Temple with Shikhar, Old Anarkali Jain Mandir Chawk:[1] This temple was destroyed in the riots of 1992.[2] Now an Islamic school is run in the former temple.[3]
  • Digmabar Jain temple Thar, Pakistan.
  • Jain Digambar Temple Bohar Gate Multan

SindhEdit

 
The Gori Temple with 52 domes, Nagarparkar

SingaporeEdit

TanzaniaEdit

  • Shree Jain Sangh in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Jain Derasar in Arusha, Tanzania
  • Zanzibar Derasar in Zanzibar, Tanzania

United Arab EmiratesEdit

United KingdomEdit

  • Shree Mahavir Swami Jain Temple, Harrow, London
  • Oshwal Mahajanwadi, Croydon
  • Jain Samaj Manchester
  • Jain Samaj Leicester and Temple
  • Jain Samaj Wellingborough and temple
  • Jain Samaj Thornton Heath (Croydon)
  • Jain Samaj Potters Bar - Jain temple and community centre
  • Kailash Giri Jain temple, London
  • Oshwal Centre, Hertfordshire. First on virgin ground in Europe.
  • Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur London Spiritual Centre. (Bushey)
  • Institute of Jainology at Greenford, London.[6]

United StatesEdit

 
Hindu Jain temple in Monroeville, Pennsylvania

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5C06%5C01%5Cstory_1-6-2007_pg13_6 TEPA to remodel roads leading to Jain Mandir Chowk
  2. ^ Ghauri, Aamir (5 December 2002). "Demolishing history in Pakistan". BBC News.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 7 June 2007.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) LIST OF JAIN TEMPLES IN PAKISTAN
  4. ^ a b List of Jain temples in Pakistan Archived 15 December 2016 at the Wayback Machine, Jain World
  5. ^ "SINGAPORE JAIN RELIGIOUS SOCIETY". 14 January 2012.
  6. ^ Kurt Titze, Klaus Bruhn, Jainism: a pictorial guide to the religion of non-violence, p. 264