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Unique Jain Temple: 1400 pillars, no repeat of carvings, look magnificent even after 600 years

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Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction
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    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
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    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
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  • +6 See more slides
    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
    Click next to read more

  • +6 See more slides
    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
    Click next to read more

  • +6 See more slides
    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
    Click next to read more

  • +6 See more slides
    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
    Click next to read more

  • +6 See more slides
    Jodhpur: Various temples in Rajasthan are known for their majestic grandeur. In dainikbaskar.com glimpses of Rajasthan series describes the architecture of the 600 year old Jain Temple. Situated in the midst of the Aravali valley, Ranakpur Jain temple, that is considered one of the fiver famous Jain pilgrimage, spreads over an area of 40,000 square feet. Built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha of Mewar spent Rs 99 lakh on its construction.
    The temple consists of more than 1,400 pillars with beautiful carvings on each pillar. The architectural design is such that standing by each pillar will give a clear view of the mail holy site. The carvings crafted on each pillar are a contrast to other pillar. The temple premises still have 650 year old trees.
    Click next to read more

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