• Meghan Stettler

    On the way from Jodhpur to Udaipur … Dedicated to Adinatha, the Jain Temple in Ranakpur rises majestically from the slope of a hill. The temple is supported by over 1444 marble pillars, carved in exquisite detail. The pillars are all differently carved and no two pillars are the same. The construction of the temple and quadrupled image symbolize the Tirthankara’s conquest of the four cardinal directions and hence the cosmos.

  • Dale Bogart

    Ranakpur Temple, India by Evgeni Zotov, via Flickr

  • Maya Bodhi

    Dedicated to Adinatha, the Jain Temple in Ranakpur, India. My most favourite so far.

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