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Tejpal Temple

Tejpal Temple, built in AD 1230, is a beautifully carved Jain temple situated at Mount Abu in Sirohi District of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is about 156 km west of Udaipur.

Dedicated to the 22nd Jain teerthankar, this ancient temple was built by the brothers Tejpal and Vastupal, who were the ministers of the rulers of Gujarat.

The noteworthy feature of the temple is a lotus flower, which hangs freely downwards from the center of the dome. The complicated and beautiful marble carvings of the temple are eye-catching. Some of these carvings include dancing goddesses.

Mount Abu Central Bus Station operates limited services to the temple.

Updated on 20th September, 2015
District: Sirohi
Location: Mount Abu    


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