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Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir, Delhi

Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir, Delhi

Situated opposite Red Fort in Delhi, Digambar Jain Lal Mandir was originally built in 1526 during the reign of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. This temple has since undergone various modifications. The temple was constructed without the Shikara as the Mughal Emperor did not permit its construction. The shikaras were added on only after India obtained independence. The main deity of this temple is Tirthankara Parashvanath. The temple is famous for its fine carvings and decorative paint-works.

Once you enter the temple, the Manastambha column will welcome you. The main prayer hall is located in the first floor of the temple. You must first cross a small courtyard, which is encircled by an arcade. Apart from the main shrine dedicated to Tirthankara, there are many other shrines. One of the important shrines is the one dedicated to Lord Adinath. The temple is known for its soothing ambiance. Pilgrims and tourists flock here to enjoy its calm atmosphere. The divine aura is enhanced with candle lights and butter lamps. The walls of the shrine are decorated with glided paintwork.

You can find a bookstore with a huge collection of books inside the temple. Paryushan, Deepawali and Jnaan Panchami are the important festivals observed here. There is a Bird’s hospital inside the temple, which contains separate wards for parrots, pigeons, sparrows and domestic fowl.

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Sight Name: Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir
Sight Location: Delhi, India
Sight Type: Religious
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