(Last Updated on : 02-06-2014)
Parasnath Temple is an ancient temple and its name has been kept after Parsvanath
, the 23rd Tirthankara of Jains who attained Nirvana here. The temple is located at the top of the highest hill in the Giridh district also known as Parasnath hills. The temple is about 90 kilometres away from Hazaribagh.
This temple at Bihar
perfectly reflects the teachings of Jain saints through its simple architecture. The temple is built of marble and its walls bear some writings from Jain teachings. This temple is a grand monument of Jainism
. This temple has no specific plan as such.
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