CHATURMUKHA DHARANA VIHARA
Ranakpur is a small quaint town nestled amid the secluded valley of Aravali Ranges in Rajasthan. Situated around 96 km North of Udaipur in Pali district, it is an important destination for Jain pilgrims. The place presents a unique spectacle of verdant greenery and gushing streams, an unusual sight in Rajasthan. Immersed in the vibrant culture with a myriad of enrapturing beauty in store, Ranakpur has made its way on the list of must-visit destinations in Rajasthan. It is named after Rana Kumbha, who donated some land for the place. There are many temples dedicated to different Tirthankaras in Jainism like Adinatha, Parasnath and Chaumukha Temple with marvellous architectures. Rightly nicknamed as 'A spiritual oasis in Aravalli', Ranakpur is a place with mesmerising beauty that will leave you awe-inspired with a rejuvenated soul.
Ranakpur Jain Temple
A site of great religious significance, Ranakpur Jain Temple is regarded as one of the major Jain pilgrimage site in India out of five. This temple is dedicated to Lord the first Jain Tirthankara, Lord Adinath.
A small town and municipality in the Pali District of Rajasthan, Sadri is one of the major worship places for the Jain Community and a landing place for the Ranakpur Jain Temple and Shri Parshuram Mahadev Mandir. It used to be under the reign of Sindhal Rathores. Sadri works as a gateway to Marwar from Mewar.
Surya Narayan Temple
Surya Narayan Temple is a beautiful temple projecting various wall murals on its wall of circular structures and is dedicated to Sun God. It also features a sculpture of Lord Surya riding a chariot with seven horses.
Muchhal Mahavir Temple
As the name suggests, Muchhal Mahavir Temple is dedicated to Lord Mahavir and is situated in the Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary. The prime attraction of the temple is an idol of Lord Mahavir with a moustache.
A small village situated at the foot of a hill around 6 km from Ranakpur, Narlai is a site known for its popular Hindu and Jain Temples. The Jain Temple that is present here is dedicated to first Jain Tirthankara, Lord Adinath.
Another town that is dotted with several beautiful temples, Desuri is situated nearly 16 km from Ranakpur town. The prime attractions of the place are three temples each dedicated to three different Hindu deities namely Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman and Navi Mata.