Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

History about the temple

The temple was developed during the rule of the Mughal sovereign Shah Jahan. Balbhadra Jain states that a Jain official of the Mughal armed force is said to have kept a tirthankara sculpture in his tent for individual love. The tent slowly began drawing in other Jain armed force officials, and along these lines, a Jain temple was built at the site in 1656. Around then, the temple was otherwise called "Urdu temple" and "Lashkari Mandir". Balbhadra Jain additionally specifies that there are a few legends about the temple, the symbols in the temple traces all the way back to 1491, and was initially introduced by Bhattaraka Jinachandra. The Agrawal Jain people group obtained three marble icons introduced by Jivaraj Papriwal under the management of Bhattaraka Jinachandra in Samvat 1548 for the temple. The main symbol is that of Tirthankara Parshva. It is said that the gods in the temple were initially kept in a tent having a place with an Agrawal Jain official of the Mughal army. The Gauri Shankar temple was worked close to the Lal Mandir in 1761 by Appa Gangadhara.

About the temple

The temple was built in 1656. The main deity in the temple is Lord Parshavanath. A manastambha section remains before the temple. The main devotional region of the temple is on the first floor. It is reached by rising to the patio in the wake of the intersection, the little yard of the temple, encircled by a corridor. Main temple is of Lord Mahavira, the 24th and last Tirthankara The sculpture of Rishabhanatha, the primary Tirthankara is likewise present here, alongside the holy place of Lord Parshvanath. There is additionally a bookshop in the unpredictable where a wide scope of books on Jainism is accessible, aside from extraordinary doodads and gifts identified with the religion.


Netaji Subhash Marg, Opposite Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Central Delhi, NCT of Delhi, India

Pincode: 110006


Metro: The nearest metro station is the Chandni Chowk (Yellow Line).

Railway: Old Delhi Railway Station is a major railway station.

Map Link:,77.2354403


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