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Dilwara Temple Pilgrimage Tours
Dilwara Jain Temples History : Located in the Aravalli Ranges is the Dilwara Jain Temples. Dilwara Temple in Mount Abu was built by Chalukya between the 11th and 13th centuries AD. The temple is known worldwide for its beautiful stone carvings which make Dilwara Temple Architecture stand out as a marvel in stone.
Dilwara Temples complex consist of five major temples devoted to the five Jain saints : Dilwara Temple architecture is exquisite and worth taking a look.
1Dilwara Temple in Mount Abu of Shri Mahaveer Swami Temple dedicated to Lord Mahaveer was constructed in 1582.
2Shri AdiNath Temple dedicated to Shri Adinath Ji, the first Jain trithankar was built by Vimal Shah, Minister of Solanika ruler of Gujarat in 1031 A.D.
3Shri Parshav Nath Temple was built by Mandika clan between 1458-59 A.D.
4Shri Rishabdaoji Temple was built by Bhima Shah, a minister from Gujarat dynasty.
5Shri NemiNathJi Temple was built in 1230 A.D. The temple is dedicated to Shri Nemi Nathji.
The Dilwara Temple Architecture is what makes these temples magnificent. Ornate carvings by various artists on stone, marble and metal and the simplicity of Dilwara Temple Architecture depicts the preaching’s of Jainism.
When To Visit :
The Dilwara Temples are open from 12 P.M. to 3 P.M. for tourists for free. No photography is allowed inside the temple complex. Dilwara Temple Pilgrimage Tours can be best enjoyed during Mahavir Jayanti or the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir is celebrated by the Jain's and various pilgrims come to visit the Dilwara Jain Temples during this time.
How To Reach Dilwara Temple In Mount Abu :
Mount Abu is a small town located in Sirohi district of Rajasthan in India and is the highest peak in Aravalli Ranges. Mount Abu is located at an altitude of 1722 meters. Mount Abu weather is best in the Monsoon. August to September is the best time to visit.
Railways :Dilwara Temples at Abu Road is about 28 Kilometers away from Mount Abu and is well connected with major cities in the North.
Road : National Highway Number 14 connects Dilwara Temples at Mount Abu to rest of India. Dilwara Temple Pilgrimage Tours buses or Luxury Buses from cities in Rajasthan and Gujarat have daily services.
Air : Udaipur 185 kilometers from Mount Abu is the nearest airport.Ahmedabad 221 kilometers from Mount Abu has better connectivity.
Other Attractions :
Sightseeing And Things To Do While At Dilwara Temple In Mount Abu :
Mount Abu has many beautiful gardens and places of worship for tourists who come for Dilwara Temple Pilgrimage Tours and sight seeing :
- Nakki Lake is the centre of attraction for tourist. Located in the heart of Mount Abu it is a preferred tourist destination.
- Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of Mount Abu for a panoramic view.
Dilwara Temple Pilgrimage Tours Hotels :
The Tourist Information Centre Of Dilwara Jain Temples Is At :
Tourist Information Bureau, Government of Rajasthan, Opposite Bus Stand, Mount Abu
Tourist Information Centre
Railway Station Cantonment,
Varanasi Phone : 0542-2346370