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In which of the following place, are the Dilwara temples of Jainism located?
1. Indore
2. Bhubaneswar
3. Jaipur
4. Mount Abu

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Mount Abu

The correct answer is Mount Abu.

Dilwara temples of Jainism located at Mount Abu.

  • Dilwara Jain Temples is one of the finest Jain temples known in world for its extraordinary architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings and are located at Mount Abu.
  • These temples were built between the 11th to 13th Centuries AD.
  • All this was done at a time when no transport or roads were available at a height of 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. 
  • Dilwara temples are also a popular Jain pilgrimage attraction.

  • Dilwara Temple complex consists of five major sections or temples devoted to five Jain Tirthankaras (Saints):
    •   Shri Mahaveer Swami Temple 
    •   Shri AdiNath Temple or Vimal Vasahi Temple
    •   Shri ParshavNath Temple or Khartar Vasahi Temple
    •   Shri Rishabdaoji Temple or Peethalhar Temple 
    •   Shri NemiNathJi Temple or Luna Vasahi Temple

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