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Adinath Temple

Jain Temples, Khajuraho, India
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Ranked #13 of 34 Attractions in Khajuraho
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The last of the 3 main Jain temples in the enclosure, this one is the oldest and smallest. Still has a wide array of interesting carvings on the outside to admire and the location amongst the trees makes for some pretty pictures. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This temple is built on Hindu approach, as for other temples at Khajuraho, although there is a beautiful image of Adinath from the Jain faith. Definitely see this + Parsvanath temple right next door. There is also a Jain bookstore in the complex---really interesting to learn more.

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Kurukshetra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This Jain temple comes under the eastern group of Khajuraho temples. This temple is dedicated to Adinath. King Keertivarman built it in late 11th century. Its sanctum has no pradakshina. Temple has lavishly sculpted figures including Yakshis. Its original deity statue was found missing and later another statue was installed. Only two parts of this temple have survived i.e. vestibule... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

The Adinath Temple is smaller but the detail is great! Great to visit in the afternoon. Easy to walk around.

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