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About Calcutta Jain Temple

Built in 1867 by an art connoisseur, Ray Badridas Bahadur, the Jain Temple is a famous temple in India. Pareshnath Temple is dedicated to Lord Pareshnath, the 23rd Jain Tirthankar. In addition to the main deity, the temple also houses four other temples devoted to four Avatars by the Jains. The burning lamp is a major attraction here as it is lit since the temple inception. It is not only known for its alluring beauty, but also for its spiritual ambiance attracting a lot of devotees. The temple premises houses a beautiful garden adorned with blocks of glass mosaics and silver European-styled statues. The garden has a variety of flowers enhancing the beauty of the place. The garden also possesses several fountains that look amazing. There is also a well-maintained water reservoir adding up to the nearby beauty with colorful fish swimming in the glistening water. In all, the temple atmosphere is sacred as well as at peace and calming.

Historical Context: This jain temple was constructed in the year 1867 by Rai Badrish

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera

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