Pareshnath Jain Temple situated North-East of Kolkata. It has Excellent Patterns, Colors and Textures. It is a masterpiece of Indian art.
The Pareshnath Jain Temple situated North-East of Kolkata, West Bengal, India, was built by Ray Badridas Bahadur in 1867. It is a masterpiece of Indian art with intricate hand painted panels depicting scenes from Jain mythology. It has an ornate mass of mirrors, colored stones and glass mosaics and a beautiful garden. The structure has mirror-inlay pillars, stained glass windows and the marble floors have a floral design. Its garden has blocks of glass mosaics and European statues, painted with silver paint. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Kolkata. There are four temples, the main temple is dedicated to the 10th Jain Avtaar (incarnation of God) Sri Sital Nath Ji. There is a lamp in the temple, which burns with ghee and is never extinguished. In the south of the temple of Sri SitalaNath Ji stands the temple of Sri Chanda Prabhujidev. Ganeshlal Kapoorchand Jahar, constructed it in 1895. The 4th temple in the north, belongs to Mahavira the last guru of the Jains.
Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located in eastern India on the east bank of the River Hughly. It is fourth largest city in India. The city served as the capital of India during the British Raj till 1911, after that British to move the capital to New Delhi. Kolkata now continues to struggle with urbanisation problems like poverty, pollution and traffic congestion. As a vibrant city with a distinct socio-political culture, Kolkata is noted for its revolutionary history, ranging from the Indian struggle for independence to the leftist and trade union movements, also called to as the 'Cultural Capital of India', 'The City of Processions', the city is known for its literary, artistic and revolutionary heritage.