Saturday, January 3, 2009


Located in Mount Abu in Rajasthan.

Dilwara Jain Temples are some of the finest Jain temples
known the world over for their extraordinary architecture.

These temples were built between 11th to 13th century AD.

The temples are also a popular Jain pilgrimage centre.

Dilwara Temple complex consist of five major sections or
temples devoted to five Jain trithankaras.

It was made at a time when no transport or roads were
available at a height of more than 1200 Mtrs in Mount Abu.

Huge blocks of marble stones were transported on elephant
backs from the Arasoori Hills at Ambaji to this remote hilly
region of Mount Abu.

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