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Places To See in Ladnun

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Jain Vishva Bharati University- Jain Vishva Bharati University, a renowned academic organisation was established in the year 1970 in Ladnun. It was formerly known as the Jain Vishva Bharati Institute. This center of learning was founded by Acharya Tulsi, head of the Jain Terapanth. The huge campus and its spirituality based education system attract the attention of tourists.

Digambar Jain Bara Temple- Digambar Jain Bara Temple, a renowned tourist attraction of Ladnun was constructed on Ashad Sukla 8, in the year 1136. This temple is famous for beautiful idols of Jain Tirthankaras, engraved pillars, a rare collection of art and ancient Jain manuscripts.

This ancient temple has two vertical chambers where visitors can see the idols of the second Tirthankara, Ajitnathji and sixteenth Tirthankara, Santinathji.

Umarshahpir Dargah– Umarshahpir Dargah is the most ancient dargah located in the city of Ladnun. Tourists can see here inscriptions dating back to the Islamic year Hijri 772.

Chhapar Sanctuary– The Chhapar Sanctuary is located at a distance of 25 km from Ladnun. This sanctuary is famous for being home to the most elegant antelopes of India, ‘Blackbucks’. There are some seasonal ponds which serve as the water sources for the animals.

Bird lovers can see migratory birds like demoiselle cranes in the month of March which come from Eurasia. In addition to blackbucks, travelers can also see here desert foxes, desert cats, partridges and sand grouse around the year.

This sanctuary is famous for a special type of grass called ‘Mothiya’ in the local language. The word ‘Mothiya’ is derived from the word ‘Moti’ meaning pearl. The seeds of the grass look like pearls and have a sweet taste. Tourists can enjoy eating these seeds which also serve as food for the blackbucks and birds.

Chhapar, Rajasthan

Chhapar, Rajasthan

Chhapar by swati kulkarni

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