Monday, September 20, 2010

Suparshwanath Swetambar Jain Temple (Panchayati Mandir, Dada)

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Sri Suparshwanath Swetambar Jain Temple alias Panchayati Mandir is situated at Dara, Gheewalon Ka Rasta, Johri Bazar, Jaipur. The temple is more than a century old. Gold paintings and Pachchikari (gemstones inlaid in marble) of this temple are worth seen. Several other Tirthankar idols are installed in the temple other than the principle deity Sri Suparshwanath Swami, the 7th Tirthankar.  

An old idol of Sri Shantinath Swami in Kharagasan (Standing)  has a marvelous look  Gandhar Gautam Swami and Dada Gurudev idols are also installed. There are Navpad, Vees SthanakPalitana (Siddhachal) and Sammet Shikahar Patt too.

The temple is managed by Sri Jain Swetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur

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