Dimapur Jain Temple

Jain

 

Overview

Shri Digambar Jain Mandir is located in Jain Temple Road and is surrounded by the SD Jain High School and the Mahavir Bhawan. Dimapur Jain Temple was built in 1947. The temple is architecturally very well built and has an impressive structure. The temple has some intricate glass work. 
 
During the pre-independence era, most of the Jain families were settled in Kohima. The first Jain temple in Nagaland was built in Kohima in 1920 by 8 Sethi families. However these families moved to Dimapur in 1944 due to Japanese invasion during the IInd World war. These families then built the Dimapur Jain Temple, SD Jain School, SD Jain Charitable Hospital. The most prominent among these were Shri Phulchand Sethi, Shri Jethmal Sethi, Shri Kanhaiyalal Sethi and Shri Chunnilal Sethi. Shri Phulchand Sethi was the first secretary of the SD Jain Samaj, Dimapur and continued on this post till 1976. Shri Udayram Ji Chabra was the first president of the SD Jain Samaj followed by Shri Jethmal Sethi.
 
The first Jain temple in Nagaland was established in Kohima. The temple was established in 1920 by 8 Sethi families, who were the first non naga settlors in Nagaland, prominent among them being Hardev Sethi, Hiralal Sethi, Phulchand Sethi. These families then moved to Dimapur in 1944 due to Japanese invasion during World War II. These families established the Jain temple in Dimapur in 1947.
 
Importent Festivals: Mahavir Jayanti, Paryushan
 
How to Reach,
 
Nearest Railway Station:  Dimapur Railway Station
 
Nearest Airport: Dimapur Airport

Location

Country
India
State
Nagaland
City
Dimapur
Location
Dimapur
Address
Dimapur Jain Temple, Shri Digambar Jain Mandir, Marwari Patti, Dimapur, Nagaland 797112
Contact Info
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Shri Digambar Jain Mandir, Marwari Patti
Nearest Railway Station
Dimapur (DMV)
Nearest Airport
Dimapur Airport
IN
latitude : 25.883899690 longitude :93.771102910
Corporation : Dimapur
GPS Code : VEMR
Open Year
1947

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  • Shri Digambar Jain Mandir is located in Jain Temple Road and is surrounded by the SD Jain High School and the Mahavir Bhawan. Dimapur Jain Temple was built in 1947. The temple is architecturally very well built and has an impressive structure. The temple has some intricate glass work. 

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