The Beauty of Parasnath Temple in Nakoda, Rajasthan.

Souvik By Souvik, 22nd Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The article speaks about the beauty of Parasnath Jain Temple situated in Nakoda. It is one of beautiful temples in western Rajasthan, India.

Parasnath Temple.

The Parasnath Temple in Nakoda is one of the beautiful Jain temples situated in Nakoda in Western Rajasthan, India.


The temple is located in Nakoda, which is 110 kilometers away from Jodhpur and 13 kilometers away from Balotra.

Scenic beauty.

There are hills on all the sides of the Parasnath temple in Nakoda. The temple is situated on the hills. So devotees can see the beautiful surroundings.

Jain temple.

The idol is that of Parshwanath God and it has been made by Sri Sthulibhadra Swamiji. Many villagers know the place by the name of Mewanagar as well.

White marble.

The stairs and the floors of the temple had been made out of white marble. It creates a very peaceful atmosphere for the devotees.

White Temple

The temple is built across a hill and it looks absolutely white. So from the point of view of travellers also it is a beautiful destination.


Jains are one section of Hindus and they worship Mahavira as the incarnation of God who believed in Ahimsa.


It is very cold in Nakoda due to the hills during the winter months. In January and February, minimum temperature remains around 5 degree centigrade and maximum temperature around 20 degree centigrade.


January and February is the best months to visit the Parashnath temple in Nakoda. The clear sky and temperate weather helps the devotees.


Visitors from India and outside India come to offer prayer and puja to the God in the Parashnath temple in Nakoda.


India, Jain, Nakoda, Parashnath Temple, Rajasthan

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author avatar Souvik
23rd Jan 2014 (#)

The natural beauty around the Jain temple creates an atmosphere of peace.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
23rd Jan 2014 (#)

Shukria for such a wonderful and informative post, your India is full of culture and interesting archeological sites.

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author avatar Souvik
23rd Jan 2014 (#)

Dear Fern, thanks a lot for the comments. Only a creative person like you can appreciate the architectural beauty of Indian monuments.

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