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Shree Digambar Jain Paraswanath Jain temple Belgachia Kolkata

  Shree Digambar Jain Paraswanath Jain temple Belgachia

    Shree Digambar Jain Paraswanath Jain temple Belgachia

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  Shree Digambar Jain Parasnath Mandir is located at Belgachia in Kolkata , West Bengal. The magnificent temple of Baghwan Paraswanath is situated in a beautiful garden at Belgachia in the heart of Kolkata. It is a century old  temple and its building was renovated as per plan of Mr. Brown the famous architect of Victoria Memorial in the year 1914.

  The main idol of Tirthankar Parswanath - the 23 rd Tirthankar (877-777 B.C.) was installed in the year 1914.

  This artistic Nagar style temple, with ornamental pillars and sculptures copied from the old jain temples and caves, casting its shadow in the adjoining tank creates a picturesque scenery. The temple is surrounded by a beautiful garden. A unique 81 feet high Mana Stambha (Pillar) with sparking white marble is installed recently.

  The spectacular Rath-yatra of Baghwan Parasnath with a colorful procession of several Bajan mandalies and jankhis arrives here on kartik purnima of each year.

   Procession

    Rath-yatra of Baghwan Parasnath

    Rath-yatra of Baghwan Parasnath

    Rath-yatra of Baghwan Parasnath

    Rath-yatra of Baghwan Parasnath


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