Dilwara Temples

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Dilwara Temples are a group of five temples that were constructed during 11th century and 13th century. These are mainly Jain temples that were built using white marbles and are devoted to Jain Tirthankaras. The Jain Dilwara Temples are situated at a distance of two and half kilometres from Mount Abu and are sacred pilgrimage centres of Jains.These temples have been named as Vimal Vasahi, Luna Vasahi, Pithalhar, Khartar Vasahi and Mahavir Swami. Vimal Vasahi or Shri Adi Nath Ji temple is devoted to the first Jain Tirthankara, Lord Rishabh. Luna Vasahi or Shri Neminath Ji temple was constructed for the 22nd Jain Tirthankara, Lord Neminatha. These two temples are the most famous of the five Jain temples situated in the region.Vimal Vasahi was constructed by Vimal Shah (Minister of the Chalukya King, Bhimdev I) in 1021 AD. The adjacent Luna Vasahi Temple was constructed by two Porwad brothers, Vastupal and Tejpal, during 1230 AD. These two brothers were ministers of a Vaghela ruler of Gujarat and dedicated the temple for their late brother Luna.

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Delwara, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501, India

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