Jain Temple Bhandasar, Bikaner

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Jain Temple Bhandasar, Bikaner - Address

Address: Near Laxminath temple, Bikaner, India

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 05:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

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A temple built by a local merchant named Bhandasa Oswal in whose honour the temple is named. It was built sometime during 1468 and a local legend says that it was built with 40,000kg of ghee (clarified butter) instead of mortar. It has three levels and has a traditional Jain architecture. Inside the temple are beautiful murals and paintings of celestial beings. The temple is dedicated to the 5ththirthankar in the Jain tradition, ‘Sumatinathji’. From the third floor you can catch a beautiful panoramic view of the entire Bikaner city.

Jain Temple Bhandasar Information

  • Remove footwear before entering.

Jain Temple Bhandasar Ticket Prices

  • Free

How To reach Jain Temple Bhandasar by Public Transport

  • Ask locals for direction. Walk or take a rikshaw if possible.

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  • This place is so beautiful. This tample was built 600-700 years ago.

  • Oldest Jain temple of Bikaner Great historical place and beautiful art

  • Bhandasar Jain Temple, Bikaner Dedicated to Sumatinath, the fifth Tirthankara of Jainsim, Bhandasar Jain Temple is one of the most popular temples of Bikaner. This 2-storied Jain temple of Bikaner is also known as Bhandreshwar temple and is made out of red sandstone. It is believed that the construction of the temple was commissioned in 1468 by a wealthy merchant, Bhandasa Oswal. The construction continued even after his demise in the year 1514. How To Reach Bikaner BY FLIGHT Bikaner does not have an airport. The nearest airport is Jodhpur Airport. Bikaner, 165 km away Jodhpur Airport, Jodhpur, Rajasthan Bikaner, 272 km away Sanganer Airport, Jaipur, Rajasthan BY TRAIN You can easily get regular trains to Bikaner from other major cities of the country. Railway Station: Lalgarh Junction, Bikaner Junction BY BUS There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Bikaner. Bus Station: Bikaner

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  • This temple is a perfect example of Indian Architecture and its design is mind blowing.The Pillars, the Roof, The Corners and the Hand Painting's are just unique.During the construction of this Temple lime was filled with clarified butter to strength the building.This is a great place to see the exemplary art of the Indian Artists.

  • Oldest Jain temple of Bikaner, A must visit place for every Jain follower and a spritual tourist destination.

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