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Temples & Legends Of Bihar
Index Of Bihar Kulapati's Preface
Preface Author
Phulher Ma Paudi
Benusagar Mandar Hill
Sultanganj Konch
Mundesvari Parasnath
Vaisali Nalanda
Patan Devi Aranya Devi
Shahabad Sonepur
Uchaitha Kurkihar
Masarh Maheshi
Jagarnathpur Harmandir
Deoghar Singheshwarsthan
Mahabodhi  
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Temples  & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

SHAHABAD

Some of them are briefly described below:

Shri Samaveda Sikhara Mandir

Shri Haraprasad Das Jain of Arrah had built two large buildings in Arrah and spent a fortune in reproducing ill marble the famous holy places like Parasnath Hill and the images of the 24 Tirthankaras in these buildings. He employed a number of sculptors from Jaipur for this purpose.

The temple was constructed in 1902. Shri Haraprasad Das Jain made a free gift f the houses, along with the temples, to the public. In he trust deed that he executed on the 31st March, 1918 he himself mentions as follows:

"I have got two houses built at a high cost adjacent to each other in Mahalla Mahajan Toli No.1 in Arrah and on the upper storey of one of these houses I have got constructed in white marble Sikharji and Shri Kailashji in miniature. I have further got the temple of Shri Champapuri. In all these I have installed the charans of the Gods. In the houses I have installed the Gods Adinath, Parasnath, Mahavir Swami, the 24th Tirthankara and a few pratimas".

These temples are marvelous specimens of modern Jain and the architecture is superb.

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