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Shri Digamber Jain Bada Mandir is a Jain temple complex in located in Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh. The main temple was built in the year 1801 under the auspices of Raja Harsukh Rai, who was the imperial treasurer of the Emperor Shah Alam II. The principal deity in the main temple is of 16th Jain Tirthankar, Shri Shantinath in Padmasana posture. The altar also has idols of 17th and 18th Tirthankara, Shri Kunthunath and Shri Aranath.

History
Shri Digamber Jain Bada Mandir is the oldest Jain Temple in Hastinapur. The main temple was built in the year 1801 under the auspices of Raja Harsukh Rai, who was the imperial treasurer of the Emperor Shah Alam II. The principal deity in the main temple is of 16th Jain Tirthankar, Shri Shantinath in Padmasana posture. The altar also has idols of 17th and 18th Tirthankara, Shri Kunthunath and Shri Aranath on each side. There are dozens of other temples and historical monuments in the premises which were mostly built in the late 20th century. Shri Digamber Jain Mandir Tirth Kshetra Committee is also managing numerous Dharamshalas for Jain pilgrims. It has many other facilities including Post Office, Police Sub-station, Jain Gurukul and Udaseen ashram. There are nearby sites of tourist attraction as well, like Jal Mandir, Jain Library, Acharya Vidyanand Museum, 24 Tonks and ancient Nishiyaji’s, situated few kilometres from the main temple
how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport
The nearest Railway station Hastinapur.
The nearest Railway station Meerut Railway Station.
By Air
The nearest Airport is Muzaffarnagar Airport.
Map

Digamber Jain Mandir Hastinapur

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Timings and Events
Events
Lord Shri Adinath Nirvana Mahotsava, Falgun Ashtahnika (Holi mela), Akshaya Tritiya, Lord Shri Shantinath Kalyanakas Mahotsava (Jethi Fair), Aashan Ashtahnika, Daslakshan Parv Mahotsava, Karthik Ashtahnika(Annual Festival Kartik mela ), Shanti-Vidhan(40 Days).

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