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Jain Temple Kodaikanal


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Sri Vardhamana Mahavira Shwetambar Jain temple is the only Jain temple in Kodaikanal. It is located in Presentation Convent Road which is a calm place. The temple is entirely constructed with white marbles. The walls and pillars of the temple are beautifully carved. Sri Vardhamana Mahavira is the main deity here and apart from him there are idols for Goddess Ambika and Sri Jinakushal Surishwaraji Maharaja. The god is said to be in Padmanasa posture.

All Jain festivals like Mahavir 

Jayanthi, 

Paryushan, 

Diwali, 

Akshyatritiys, 

Kartik Purnima, and 

Gyan Panchami are celebrated in this temple. There is a separate Bhojanayala in the temple

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