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Jal Mandir

As the name suggests the Jal Mandir is situated in the middle of the lily pond. The temple is... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
New Delhi, India
A Tranquil Destination

The sparkling white marble temple at Pawapuri stands in the middle of a large, rectangular, water... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Subrato M
Patna, India
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Pawapuri Jal Mandir Rd, Nalanda 803115, India
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

As the name suggests the Jal Mandir is situated in the middle of the lily pond. The temple is dedicated to the Mahavira who attained Nirvana at this place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nitesh_Rajput
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The sparkling white marble temple at Pawapuri stands in the middle of a large, rectangular, water lily pond. It is believed that 24th Jaina Trithankar Mahavira attained nirvana at this place and was cremated here around 500 B.C. The temple is believed to be constructed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Subrato M
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The JAL MANDIR or The Water Temple in Pawapuri,Bihar is a temple dedicated to the lord Mahavira,the 24th thirthankar or the preacher and founder of the Jain Religion .It's also a place of his creamation. As per the legend Lord Mahavira attained Nirvana at Pawapuri,he...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 974rajeshg
Reviewed 28 May 2018

it is holly place of jains it is quit and peaceful beautiful temple built with white marble which is attractive it has pond which is cover with lotus

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AmanPrabhu
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Surrounding by pond with lotus leaves around.it is open morning 5 Am to evening 8 pm.Best place for offering prayers for JAIN community.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank amanjack
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The best part is it is situated in the middle of the water.So nice and great atmosphere here. I really enjoyed very much here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alankar N
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Religious and holy site for Jains. The temple is very beautiful and is located in the centre of a lake. Peaceful and soothing place.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank KumarS1263
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Watch full area very fantastic to picnic A temple in middle of pond this place name pawapuri district Nalanda bihar

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Birendra C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We were on a trip to Nalanda and Rajgir and this place was not in our list(for current trip). We saw a signboard for Pawapuri and changed our itinerary instantly. It was worth a visit. Very sacred place. Though maintenance could have been better.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank arvind y
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very Sacred place of Jain Community.there is a big pond and in the middle a marble embedded tample is situated.The temple is associated with nirwana of 24th tirthankar known as Lord Mahavira of Jains.This temple is surrounded by peace and calm environment.There is a govt...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank bhushanllb
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