Universität Bonn

Abteilung für Asiatische und Islamische Kunstgeschichte


Śrī Pārśvanātha Digambara Jaina Temple

The Śrī Pārśvanātha Digambara Jaina Temple is a modern construction, situated outside the village of Padangady. The private family temple is dedicated to the twenty-third Tīrthaṅkara Pārśvanatha. It is housed in a walled temple complex entered through two gateway structures and contains a kṣetra-pāla shrine. The temple has an elaborate gandha-kuṭī frame positioned in front of the door leading into the inner shrine.

View from the northwest © Julia A.B. Hegewald
View from the southeast © Julia A.B. Hegewald
The gandha-kuṭī frame © Julia A.B. Hegewald
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