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Bhanda Shaha Jain Temple Situated at the south-west end of the walled city is the oldest Jain temple in Bikaner it was built by a rich Jain merchant Bhandasa Oswal in 1468 AD before Bikaner was founded and was completed by his daughter in 1514 AD after his death. It is said the “Ghee” (Clarified Butter) was used as a substitute of water while the foundation of this temple was being laid and the stone of the construction was had to be transported from all the way from Jaisalmer. The temple is dedicated to the fifth Tirthankar of the Jains. The paintings from the Jain scriptures on the interior walls and the ceiling in the temple is of much later times. #Vold #Jain #Jainism #OldestJainTempleInBikaner #13thCentury #Gorgeous #Restored #Ghee #ClarifiedButter #Foundation #WealthyJainMerchant #Gods #GodsOfIndia #Beaut #Beautiful #Splendid #HandMade #HandCarved #HandGilded #Gold #Bikaner #BikanerDiaries #BikanerJournal #Rajasthan #India #IncredibleIndia #Wanderer #Wanderlust #Travel 57 Me gusta 15 sem swapnil1690Bhanda Shaha Jain Temple Situated at the south-west end of the walled city is the oldest Jain temple in Bikaner it was built by a rich Jain merchant Bhandasa Oswal in 1468 AD before Bikaner was founded and was completed by his daughter in 1514 AD after his death. It is said the “Ghee” (Clarified Butter) was used as a substitute of water while the foundation of this temple was being laid and the stone of the construction was had to be transported from all the way from Jaisalmer. The temple is dedicated to the fifth Tirthankar of the Jains. The paintings from the Jain scriptures on the interior walls and the ceiling in the temple is of much later times.