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Jain Temple - Delhi

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Address: Nehru Place- Kalka Ji, New Delhi, India
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Street Culinary tour of old Delhi
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Located just opposite to the Red Fort, this is one of the most respected and oldest Jain temples in India. Inside very peaceful and well maintained.

Reviewed 8 August 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We came here on the same day we went to the nearby Sikh temple. Here there is an animal hospital, and down some stairs, hidden Jain deities in an odd underground cavern-like place. (Someone there showed us the stairs.) Even though it was not much to look at, I found it mysteriously powerful. But, I must admit I am always... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Although Delhi is a moving catastrophe, the Jain Temple is an oasis from the chaos. My jaw dropped when I saw what they were displaying inside this amazing building. It was a gold diorama of the religious history of Jainism. You can google image it to see how spectacular it is. There are flying gold chariots and no less than... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

I Visit the temple during my visit to Delhi as Being tthe Jain. This place is peaceful, lots of fragrance, and lighting . The Chanting is the event of the place.

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Located just opposite to the Red Fort, this is one of the most respected and oldest Jain temples in India. Inside very peaceful and well maintained.

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Chandigarh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

The Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the oldest Jain temple in Delhi. Its located opposite the Red Fort and Lal Mandir (Red Temple) as its also known as was built in 1656. The premises of the temple houses a Birds Charity Hospital, which is where we went as a family with a hurt crow which fell at our feet... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

This Jain temple and the bird hospital in its compound are amazing. You can go in and see the hurt and sick birds being cared for. The temple itself is also beautiful, and there's a meditation cave in the information center at the bottom. FYI you'll have to take your shoes off like most temples and mosques- here there is... More 

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Noida, India
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

I think i donot have to say much about jain temples, in which world when ever u enter in a temple you will get the different peace, you feel like you came out from this running life. the same feel you get in this temple as well

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Newdelhi india
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Delhi has been a centre of Jain religion for centuries.This Jain Temple located in the Kalkaji-Nehru place area is dedicated to Bhagwan Adhinath.It has beautiful elaborate glasswork & murals.It also depicts the 24 thirathankars.A coorridor with many pillars leads me to a hall with its beautifully decorated glass domed roof & a marble flooring.

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SF, California
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

Located across from the Red Fort it stands out among the old city surroundings. If you have the time and interest you could brave the crowds for a visit.

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Reviewed 14 February 2015

While its built in a busy street, have to find parking to visit the place, good for people who from the same community who would associate it with the others may not find it interesting as its not historical

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