Kanpur's Jain Glass Temple organizes three-day ceremony to mark 150 years

    25-Feb-2021
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The Jain Glass Temple which is also known as Shri Dharmnath Swami Temple belonging to the Svetambar Jains is organizing religious ceremonies across a three-day period in honor of its 150th foundation day.
 

Kanpur's Jain Glass Templ 
 
The temple was initially built out of stone. Later, this temple was transformed by Lala Raghunath Bhandari with colorful glasses and meenakari work. This development has turned the place into a major international tourist attraction.
 
This temple has the idol of Dharmanath Swamiji, the 15th Jain Tirthankar, and Shri Suparshvanatha Swamiji, the 7th Jain Tirthankar. A garden located in the center of the temple. The temple walls are ornamented with a glass display of the visuals of Bihar's Sammed Shikarji Teerth Kshetra, where 20 out of 24 Jain Tirthankars attained nirvana, in Iranian and Rajasthani style of artistic creativity.
 
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