Royal Rajasthan is particularly famous for its Jain temples- their beautiful architecture and exquisite designs. Another feather in the cap, the Ajmer Jain temple, also known as Soniji ki Nasiyan, is one of the most exquisitely designed temple, instilling awe in anyone who visits it. The inner part of the temple, also called the ‘ Swarna Nagari ‘, has several wooden gold plated figures that find mention in Jain religion.
Ajmer Jain temple flaunts one of the most architecturally beautiful structures and also magnificent depictions of various facets of Jain religion, including their ‘Tirthankaras’. The temple is dedicated to their greatly revered, the first of the ‘Tirthankaras’, Lord Rishavdev. The origin of the Jain temple dates back to as early as 1894-1895 A.D. The architecture of the temple draws particular attention of the people, as it is built in red sandstone and beautifully adorned with wooden artworks, carvings and other delicate paintings. Marble steps lead to the main hall of the temple which is adorned ornately with the images of the sacred ‘Tirthankaras’. Inside the temple, Lord Rishavdev is found sitting in a position which is believed to be a symbol of his impartation of knowledge, wisdom and the divine truth of life. There also exists a library inside the temple which mainly consists books on Jain religion and other religious scriptures.
Ajmer Jain temple is sure to mesmerize anyone who visits this place, by virtue of its sanctifying solace and aura that pervades across miles through the air.
When to visit : Nasiyan Temple
Best time to visit: August - February
Opening hours:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM