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Kirti Stambh, Hutheesing Temple
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The construction of the temple was initiated originally planned by
Shet Hathisinh Kesarisinh, a wealthy
Lockwood de Forest who was a business associate of Muggenbhai Hutheesing, the son of Sheth Hathisinh, estimated the cost as "over a million dollars".
The temple was built during a severe famine in Gujarat. Building the temple employed hundreds of skilled artisans which supported them for a period of two years.
The temple is managed by a Hutheesing family trust.
The temple architect was Premchand Salat.
The main building is double-storied. The moolnayak is marble image of
the 15th Tirthankara, Lord Dharamnath. The main temple houses 11
deities , six in basement and five in three bay sanctuary. The main
shrine lies on the east and temple is covered with a big dome
supported by twelve ornate pillars. In addition there are 52 shrines
(devakulikas), each adorned with an image of a
The front is exquisitely ornamented by a 'dome' shaped structure.
Temple circa 1880 *
Hutheesing Jain Temple
Front façade of the temple *
Entrance in 1866 *
porch in 1866 *
Carving at Hatheesing jain temple *
Tomb of Hatheesing jain temple *
Famous Kirti Stambh of Hatheesing jain temple *
Carving at Kirti Stambh *
Stone sculpture at Hutheesigh Jain Mandir *
Inside of Hutheesigh Jain Mandir *
Hutheesigh Jain Mandir
* ^ Tourism, Gujarat. "Hutheesing Jain Temple". Retrieved 8 June
* ^ A B Pandya, Yatin (18 October 2011). "Hathisinh Jain temple: A
creative realism". DNA (Daily News & Analysis). Retrieved 3 January
* ^ Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency: Ahmedabad. Government
Central Press. 1879. p. 282.
* ^ Handicraft, Volume 3 National League of Handicraft Societies,
Wood Carving in India. Lockwood De Forest. Handicraft Publishing
* ^ A B "Hathisinh Jain Temple".
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