Hathee Singh Jain Temple1409 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: Bardolpura, Madhupura, Ahmedabad- 380001, Gujarat, India
- Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +911800-2337951
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple
This temple is better known as the Hutheesing Jain Temple. It is the largest Jain temple of Gujarat. The temple was originally a plan of Sheth Hutheesinh Kesarisinh, a wealthy trader of Ahmedabad. He unfortunately passed away at an age of just 49 years and thus leaving the plan incomplete. This was thereby supervised and completed by his wife Shethani Harkunvar. It cost her lakhs of rupees, which was too huge an amount in those times. The temple was dedicated to the 15th Jain Teerthankar, Dharmanatha. The cost was estimated later to be more than a million dollar by the son of the trader Muggenbhai Hutheesing. The temple was built during a tragic famine condition in Ahmedabad and so, it gave a work opportunity to many poor people. It is since been maintained by the Hutheesing family Trust.
The architect was Premchand Salat. The temple was originally two storey. The idol of the prime deity is made of milk white marble that looks very beautiful. The main temple has 11 deities in it, 6 in the basement and the rest divided in the three- bay sanctuary. The main shrine is on the eastern side of the temple. The temple has a big dome roof supported by 12 ornate pillars. There are 52 shrines other than this, each having an idol of a teerthankara. There is also a line of shorter shrines adjoining the main temple on three sides. The most striking feature is a Manasthamba inspired from the Jain Manasthamba and the Kirtisthamba of Chittore, Rajasthan.
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How to Reach Hathee Singh Jain Temple
- The nearest airport is the Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Airport.
- The nearest railway station is the Ahmedabad junction.
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Hathee Singh Jain Temple Reviews & Ratings
These entrances to the city has a unique name and history. Pretty much the area surrounding these gates have adopted the name of the gate as the name of the locality. Each of the gate has beautiful carvings, calligraphy and some of them even balconies.[
I was here to buy the fire crackers for diwali. It was a nice shopping experience. One should try buying from here as we get at very good price. But the pollution level is too high due to traffic vehicles. I strongly believe that this happens due to the improper PUC check of vehicles.
It is on of the famous gates of walled city of Amdavad, it is situated between road, even through this gate vehicles pass. But there is strong Need to maintain this historical monument.
Traffic area. Don noy drive thru car if possible. Go for bike or auto or any other public transport. So that you so not sandwich between traffic jam.
Place is full of people and traffic. But it had lots of love for city. Purple but varieties of items at a wholesale rate.