Where is biggest Jain temple in India?

Current largest temples

Rank Name of the temple Place
1 Shree Pavapuri Tirth Dham Rajasthan
2 Manilakshmi Jain Tirth Gujarat
3 Jambudweep Uttar Pradesh
4 Nemawar Jain temple Madhya Pradesh

How many Jain Tirth are there?

The word ‘Shikharji’ means ‘the peak of concentration’, and it’s believed that 20 of the 24 Jain Tirthankars attained Nirvana here. Shikharji is the top ranked Digambar Jain temple in India, and is situated on the Parasnath Hills in Giridh (Jharkhand).

What is the famous Jain temple in Rajasthan?

Ranakpur Jain temple
Governing body Anandji Kalyanji Trust
Location Ranakpur, Rajasthan
Location within Rajasthan

What is called Jain Mandir?

A Jain temple or Derasar is the place of worship for Jains, the followers of Jainism. Jain architecture is essentially restricted to temples and monasteries, and Jain buildings generally reflect the prevailing style of the place and time they were built.

What is the holy book of Jainism?

the Agamas
The texts containing the teachings of Mahavira are called the Agamas, and are the canonical literature – the scriptures – of Svetambara Jainism. Mahavira’s disciples compiled his words into texts or sutras, and memorised them to pass on to future generations.

Is Ambani a Jain?

Education. Ambani attended the Hill Grange High School at Peddar Road, Mumbai, along with his brother and Anand Jain, who later became his close associate. After his secondary schooling, he studied at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Do Jains join army?

Jains agree with Hindus that violence in self-defence can be justified, and they agree that a soldier who kills enemies in combat is performing a legitimate duty. Jain communities accepted the use of military power for their defence, there were Jain monarchs, military commanders, and soldiers.