Rajasthan Travel Guide

Mirpur Jain Temple

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Located in Mirpur, The Fortified town in Sirohi District, Mirpur Jain Temple is one of the famous temple dedicated to the 23rd Jain tirthankara, Parshvanatha. Mirpur Jain Temple is one of the oldest marble temples of Rajasthan which is thought to be built in the 9th century AD. The ancient art of this temple served as a model for the later Dilwara and Ranakpur temples.

History of Mirpur Jain Temple

The temple devoted to the 23rd Jain tirthankara was built in 9th century AD during the rule of a Rajput King. The Mirpur Jain Temple is generally thought to be the oldest marble monument in Rajasthan. Mahmud Begada destroyed this temple in the 13th century, but it was rebuilt and renovated in the 15th century. These days only the main temple with its mandapa is standing, high on its pedestal with carved pillars and engraved parikrama representing every aspect of Indian mythology.



Mirpur Jain Temple

Mirpur Jain Temple

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