Hatheesing Jain Temple

The Hatheesing Jain Temple came into existence in the year of 1850. It was the inspiration of an extremely wealthy business person engaged in retail trade named Sheth Hatheesing. This shrine is devoted to the worship of the 15th 'Jain Tirthankar' or Jain apostle renowned as Dharamnath.

This holy abode have been constructed from the lavish use of white marble and is ornamented with rich and intricately designed carvings which make the Hatheesing Jain Temple one of the most sought after temples in Ahmedabad. If you ever pay a visit to the city of Ahmedabad, do not miss witnessing the Hatheesing Jain Temple which is a true work of art.

Special features of the Hatheesing Jain Temple of Ahmedabad :-

  • It is a double-storied building. A baronial array of cloisters that house an incredible number of shrines, 52 to be precise, each adorned with an image of a 'Tirthankara', with one that had the marble replica of the 15th Tirthankara, Dharamnath.
  • There is a detailed arrangement of distinct porches which further augment the beauty of the temple on its three sides in the Hatheesing Jain Temple of Ahmedabad.
  • The porch that is in the front is exquisitely ornamented by a 'dome' shaped structure.
  • The chief engineer whose tireless efforts lead to the establishment of this extraordinary temple named Hatheesing Jain Temple was Premchand Salat.
  • It took a hefty sum of about 10 lakhs to give shape to this monument.

How to get there?
  • Situated at a distance of 119 kilometers from Ahmedabad.
  • Luxury coaches as well as state buses provide easy means of transport using the road.
  • Railway station closest to this temple is Mehsana.
  • Ahmedabad is the closest airport.