Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple

  • The beautiful state of Rajasthan is not only famous for some amazing forts, palaces and mansions, but also for a number of popular religious places. Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple is also one of them. Located in the sacred city of Ajmer in Rajasthan, Nasiyan Temple is known as Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple on Prithviraj Marg of the city. It is also known popularly as Red Temple that is one of the finest Jain Temples in the state after the temples of Rnakpur and Mount Abu whose beauty surpasses even the Mughal Architecture.

    For those who visit Mount Abu and surrounding areas and want to explore the secret of Rajasthani architectural wonders, Naisyan Digambar Jain Temple is the right destination for them where construction was started to build from 1864 AD and completed in 1895 AD. The beautiful temple premises and temple is dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankara Rishabhadev. The double story structure of the temple has a big hall at its second story that contains series of large, gilt wooden figures and a lot more depicting Jain mythology. You will also see a museum here attached with the temple that is sure to take you to another world of Jainism.

    Swarna Nagri is the name of first floor of the temple that is one of the most astonishing architectural creations of the universe in the version of Jainism - constitutes of gold plate that are replicas of every Jain temple in the country. If available records are to be believed, around 1000 kg of gold has been used in the construction of the marvel depicting panorama from Jain Mythology and of the ancient towns of Ayodhya and Prayag. Not forget to mention interior walls of the temple and inner chamber that has silver balls suspended from its ceiling; while surmounted by a vimana.

    Best time to visit the temple is from October to March as the temple remains open from 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM every day.