Ranakpur Jain temple

Dedicated to Tirthankara Rishabhanatha, this renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur is built in the praise of Lord Adinath. Dharna Shah, a local Jain businessperson, started construction of the temple in the 15th century in order to fulfill his divine vision. The town of Ranakpur and the temple are named after the provincial ruler monarch, Rana Kumbha. Famous for its rich and religious significance, this temple excels in terms of everything, be it art or architecture. One can witness beautiful and delicately carved sculptures in this shrine. The temple is an eloquent testimony to India's cultural heritage which beautifully showcases the vision of the past master artists.

This temple is the retaliation of the vision and endeavours of four great and devout seekers. They were Acharya Somasundatsuri Dharanashah, the Minister to Kumbha Rana, Rana Kumbha himself, and above all, Depa or Depaa, the architect who made the realization of the dream possible.


Website: http://www.ranakpurtemple.com

Address: Girnar Hill | Near Sadri Town, Pali District, Ranakpur, India

Timings of the Temple: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


A Quick Read about the Temple:

  • The architecture and stone carvings of the temple are based on the Ancient Mirpur Jain Temple at Mirpur in Rajasthan.
  • The temple has an intrinsic architecture & this temple is also famous for erotic arts on the wall.
  • The temple is called Chaumukha Temple – Chau meaning Four and Mukha meaning faces. The name owing to the four-faced idol of Lord Adinath here.
  • There are over 1400 pillars in this temple and it is impossible to count them because all of them are different from each other. Each pillar showcases a unique architecture marvel, carvings, and designs.


How to Reach

  • By Air: Nearby Airport –The nearest airport is Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur. Also, daily Indian Airlines flights connect Udaipur with Jodhpur, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Delhi.
  • By Road: Road Distance from, Udaipur City to Ranakpur Temple is 93kms (2hrs )Jodhpur City to Ranakpur Temple is 156kms ( 3hrs ) Jaipur to Ranakpur Temple is 357kms ( 5hrs )
  • By Train: There is no direct train available for Ranakpur but one can reach here choosing a nearest station. The nearest station is Falna (Pali).


Top Nearby Tourist Places:


  • Parshuram Mahadev Temple: Parshuram Mahadev Temple is a Shiva temple which is located in Aravali Hills of Rajasamand and Pali border.This cave is having naturally made figures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiva and also has nine Kunds. One can witness the crowd in Savan (Hindu month) - In Rainy season


  • Golden Temple –The Jain Golden Temple in Falna is the first temple that has been constructed by the people of the Jain community and grabs a great attraction of millions of people all over the world.


  • Nimbo Ka Nath Mahadev Temple: Nimbo Ka Nath Mahadev Temple is a Shiva temple situated on Falna to Sanderao route in Pali district in Rajasthan state in India. There is a belief associated with this temple that Pandavas stayed here with mother Kunti during the exile.


Points to Remember:

  • This temple is open to public only post 12 noon. It remains open till 5:00 pm every day.
  • Entry is free but needs to pay a small donation if carrying cameras and cell phones inside the temple.
  • Leather articles like wallets, belts, and shoes are not allowed in this temple.
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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

पूजा कैसे होगी?

हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.