Jain Bara Mandir
Jain Bara Mandir is situated in the heart of Ladnun town, dist.
Nagur, Rajasthan. Ladnun town is connected by rail via Delhi-Jodhpur railway
rail route. This town is connected by road to most of
major cities of Rajasthan. Ladnu is an ancient and historical town.
The Digambar Jain Bara Mandir is a magnificent temple houses several
artistic and rare idols of Jain Thirthankara, beautiful images,
engraved pillars, rare pieces of art and old jaina dharma manuscripts.
The sixteenth tirthankar Bhagwan Santinath idol is established
on the main Vedi. The beautiful and matchless idol of Bhagwan
Santnathji is made of marble with a dimension of 94x70 cm. In front
of the idol there is a rare piece of artistic door ( Toran-dwar)
placed on two marble pillars. On the two pillars, two artful and
rare images of godless Sarswati are engraved. There is an
inception found on the door which indicate that the temple is build
on Ashad Sukla 8, Sanwat 1136. This writing indicate that the temple is more than 1000 years old.
In the second vedica chamber, there is an idol of second
Thirthankar Bhagwan Ajitnathji. This idol is 74x60 cm in dimension
and made of marble. An inscription found on the the idol written
Baisak Sukla 13, Smawat 1209. In front of Baghwan
Ajitnathji idol there is also a marble door with two pillars.
The two pillars are decorated with artistic Jaina images.