Pithalhar / Khartar Vasahi / Mahaveer Swami Temple - Dilwara , Rajasthan

Pithalhar / Shri Rishabh Devji temple : As well known as Shri Rishabh Deoji temple, the temple was erected by Bhima Shah, minister of Sultan Begada of Ahmedabad. The temple has a metal statue of the Rishab Dev Adinath. The key metal used in this statue is Pital / brass, so is named Pittalhar. The temple contains a Garbhagriha, Gudh mandap and Navchowki.

Khartar Vasahi / Shri Parshav Nathji temple : Devoted to Lord Parshavnath 23rd Jain Tirthankar lord Parshva, it is the tallest of all the shrines at Dilwara. The temple was constructed by Mandlik and his family during 1458-59 AD. A three storied building, and on all the four facades of the sanctum on the ground floor are four huge mandaps. The external walls of the sanctum comprises of stunning sculptures similar to the ones in temples of Khajuraho / Konarak.

Mahaveer Swami Temple : It is a little temple erected during 1582 AD. Devoted to the 24th Jain Tirthankara Lord Mahaveer , it houses pictures on the upper walls of the porch.


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