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Jain Temples in Rajasthan

Jainism might not be prevalent in Rajasthan, but it holds a strong historical connection, which can be best known by the fact that a major number of Svetambara and Digambara temple are located in this state. Jainism has attracted many followers among the wealthy merchants and traders of West India, who were as financially and politically powerful as the Rajput rulers. As an act of penance and devotion, they financed the building of several elaborately carved temples in Rajasthan. All thanks to them, Rajasthan has some of the finest and largest Jain temples in the world, which are elaborative, beautiful and breathtaking. In the south-western region, one can find good number Svetambara temple, while the north-eastern area is dominated by the Digambara centers. In Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Mount Abu, Chittor, Ajmer, Jaipur, Pali, Udaipur, Sirohi, Chittorgarh, and Sawaimadhopur, one can find a good number of Jain temples.

If planning a trip to Rajasthan, make a point to visit all the historical temples, mentioned below.

Rajasthan Travel Information at a Glance