Nasiyan Temple in Ajmer Rajasthan is one of the most famous Jain temples in Rajasthan. In comparison to majestic temples in Mount Abu and Ranakpur the Nasiyan Temple is equally popular and charming. Located in the heart of Rajasthan at the Prithviraj Marg of Ajmer this temple was built in 1865. The unique thing about Nasiyan Temple is that it is dedicated to the first Tirthankar Lord of Jains Rishabhdevji or Adinath. The nasiyan temple is an enormous epitome of Jain sect and its preaching. Each part of the temple is beautifully articulated with inscriptions of Jain sermons which makes the tourists to must visit Nasiyan Temple.
Nasiyan temple India is also known as Red Temple because it is made of red sandstones. It took many years for the artisans to etch the three dimensional epic legend of lord Rishabhdevji to carve out in the temple. The temple is erected in two storeys and divided in two parts where in one part lord Adinath is worshipped while the other one is exclusively made into museum where the ancient life history and artifacts of Jainism are preserved and embellished. The Nasiyan Temple is also entitled as the Golden Temple because of the exquisite gold work in the temple. The middle hall is beautifully adorned with gold and silver works.
The excellent craftsmanship of artisans and their dedication towards carving out the best work can be seen in the intricate and fine designs of the temple. The glass work, paintings are so elegant that anyone can go awestruck at the mere sight of it . The ethereal and spiritually healing approach of temple and divinity of the aura makes it one of the main tourist spot of Ajmer Nasiyan temple. Nasiyan temple through its beauty tells about the harmonious and resplendent choices and tastes of the Digambar Jains.
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