Browsing: Jain Temples / Tirthas

A Jain temple is the place of worship for Jains, the followers of Jainism, Derasar is a word used for a Jain temple in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Basadi is a Jain shrine or temple. The word is generally used in South India, including Maharashtra. Its historical use in North is preserved in the names of the Vimala Vasahi and Luna Vasahi temples of Mount Abu. The Sanskrit word is vasati, it implies an institution including residences of scholars attached to the shrine.

Vedi Temple Kumbhalgarh

Vedi temple of Kumbhalgarh is the only surviving remnant of all the sacrificial places of India. Rana Kumbha built this jain temple in AD 1457 to honor the sacrifice of the pilgrimage and to perform the rituals


Sravanabelagola has been a noticeable center for Jain art, architecture, religion and culture for over ages. The town is located around 150 km northwest of Bangalore in Karnataka.