Jain Temples in India
The temple sites and cave
architectures made by the Jain's are known for the intricacy that the décor.
Jainism as a religious creed had a great hold on Orissa and there is no
wonder that there should be a considerable impact of Jainism one the
adjoining Purulia district. But the all in all rock-cut architectural
marvels are the caves of Udaygiri & Kandhagiri.
Ranakpur is another amazing example of Jain monumental splendour. This
temple complex is the largest Jain temple in India covering an area
nearly 4,500 square yards. It lies on the curve of a boulder-strewn
river deep in the forested Aravalli hills. Also these temples are known
as one of the most beautiful Jain temples, built during the 15th
century. Delwara Temples, the celebrated and world famous Jain temples
situated in Rajasthan are carved in marble, the design and accuracy of
workmanship is unbelievable.