Jain Temples in Mumbai
A Jain temple is a place of worship for Jains. The basic faith which is practiced here is Jainism. Mumbai has a very thick population of Jains. It is also called “Derasar”which implies to Jain temple throughout India. The basic patterns of these temples are quite similar with beautifully and aesthetically carved marble pillars. “Gambhara” is the main part of Jain temple were the God idol which is sculpted with stone is placed.
Most Prominent Jain Temples of Mumbai
Jain Temple, Walkeshwara
Jain Temple WalkeshwaraLocated in Walkeshawar, near Ridge Road, this temple is one of its kind. Apart from the spiritual invocation it also is a sheer delight for your senses. This was built in accordance to Jain faith that believed in self restraint. The maintenance of the temple is done with thorough indoctrination and orderliness.
This Jain temple in Mumbai is also popularly called as “Bapu Amichand Panalal Adishawarji Jain Temple.” The two Elephants which flank the entrance are quite a treat to the eyes. An image of Ganesha is placed here which depicts harmony between the two philosophies Hinduism and Jainism.
Shri Parshvanath Digamber Jain ChaityalayaIt is located at Kamdhenu Lokhandwala Complex Andheri (W), again a very beautiful setting which would enthrall eyes and calm the mind. The temple premise is a place of purity and bliss, so visitors are requested not to carry leather items.
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