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TRAILOKYANATHA JEENASWAMI TEMPLE –TIRUPARUTHIKUNRAM

Tiruparuthikunram also called Jaina Kanchi is a well-known shrine for Jains. There are three  temples in the campus, one for Vardhamana and Pushpadanta and another for Padmaprabha and Vasupujya with separate sanctum sanctorum, Ardha mandapa and Mukhamandapa for each. Parsvanathar and Dharmadevi also have separate sannadhis. The Sangeetha Mandapa was built by Irugappa, Minister of Bukka (Vijayanagara King) during 1387 CE.

Paintings found in the ceiling of mandapa date back to the 15th century CE. 


Location: 5 km from Kanchipuram


Vimanas of Jain Temple

 


Mural Painting

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