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Bhandasar Jain Temple, Bikaner

Special Cover on the Bhandasar Jain Temple, Bikaner - 26th September 2014.

The Bhandasar Jain temple, Bikaner is dedicated to 5th Tirthankar Sumatinath ji, consists of a garbhagriha, an antarala, a mahamandapa and an ardhamandapa. The sanctum is pancharatha on plan which is crowned by a lofty sikhara having karna-amalakas and an amalaka at the top. The interior walls and pillars of the sanctum and mandapa is extensively painted, are late of origin. Stylistically, the temple is assignable to circa twelfth century A.D. The temple has been renovated to a great extent.