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Hutheesing Jain Temple Ahmedabad Gujarat Timings, History & Architecture

Hutheesing Jain Temple Ahmedabad Gujarat Timings, History & Architecture

Hutheesing Jain Temple, which was founded in 1848, is Ahmedabad's most revered Jain Temples. Sheth Hutheesing Kesarisinh had initially undertaken the temple project at Shahibag Road, Bardolpura. Later, his wife, ShetaniHarkunwar completed it. The Hutheesing Jain Temple hours are 8 AM to 5PM.

The 2-story structure of white marble dedicated to Dharmanath (15th Tirthankar) of the Jains is home to 11 deities.

Hutheesing Jain Temple

The Hutheesing Jain Temple is a holy place of worship for Jains. It attracts many people because of its divinity, serenity, and serenity.

Dharmanath (15th Tirthankar) is the city's architectural jewel. He was the son of King Bhanu, Ratnapura's father.



Sheth Hutheesing Kasarisinh was a wealthy Jain businessman who wanted to build a holy Jain Temple. He died at the age of 49 before he was able to realize his dream.

Shethani Harkunwar was his third wife and took over the construction of the temple.

Shethani Harkunwar actively participated in the development of the temple. She began building basement sub-halls when Hutheesing was severely ill.

It was built at an enormous cost of Rs. 8 lakhs in 1848 AD. 8 lakhs. Hughesingh's son Muggenbhai Hughesingh founded Lockwood de Forest in 1881, with a new venture called The Ahmedabad Woodcarving Company.

According to Lockwood de Forest, the temple's cost is more than a million US dollars. During the development of the sacred complex, Gujarat was severely affected by drought.

It proved to be a blessing for those who built the temple. The majority of the artists deployed are from the Sompura or Salat communities.

Sompura artists are known for their skills in stone carving and sculpture. They are particularly interested in creating statues in Jain and Hindu temples. Legend has it that the 170-year-old lamp under the sanctum Sanctorum is still burning.


Hutheesing Jain Temple, an architectural marvel made of white marble, is adorned with stunning stone sculptures. This elegant place has the most beautiful layout and a courtyard that is surrounded by cloisters.

Premchand Salat is the architect behind this architectural structure that is highly decorated and lasted for many years. It features 238 stone paintings and 21 machines.

Pilgrims ascend the steps to reach the hall with pillars that lead to the sanctum Sanctorum. Beautiful is the statue of Dharmanath (15th Tirthankara) in the evaluation. It also contains a statue of Ozia Mata the chief deity among the Oswals.

Manasthambha, a manasthamba that stands 78 feet tall and is similar to the Jain Manasthamba or Kirti pillars of the Chittor district in Rajasthan, is the Manasthambha.

The pillars were often referred to as a period in Jain Temples. It was believed that the pillars removed their pride when pilgrims entered the Samavasarana synagogue.

To commemorate the 2500th anniversary of Mahavira's birth, a monument was built in front of the Hutheesing Temple in 2003. The sacred complex was topped by a twelve-ring semicircular dome supported on eight pillars.

The crown measures 80 feet in diameter by 350 meters high. Five deities are found in the three-bay structures, while six can be found in the two basement sub-halls. The 52 Devikulas shrines, which are home to an impressive idol representing various Tirthankaras, can be seen on the way back.

It boasts an octagonal, guide mandapa twice as large as a shrine. The temple's beauty is enhanced by the three magnificent domes that grace the Sanctum Sanctorum.

The Haveli is characterized by extensive porches, quadrangles, and rafters. This temple was inspired by the Dilwara Jain Temple in Rajasthan.

Hutheesing Jain Temple Timings & Entry Fee

The temple is free to enter. Cameras are not permitted inside the temple. The Hutheesing Jain Temple hours are from 8 AM to 5PM. Harati is served at 8 pm. During lunch, the temple is open from 1:00 to 2:00.

Day Hutheesing Jain Temple Timings
Monday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM

What are the main festivals celebrated at the temple?

Mahavir Jayanti and Paryushan are the main festivals in the Temple. Paryushan, an annual festival that lasts 8-10 days during which Jains fasted, meditated, and prayed, is celebrated every year. The Festival was considered a time of purification and forgiveness.

This holy temple was the site of the celebration of Tirthankara's 24th birthday, also known by Mahavir Jayanti, Lord Mahavir. A procession of Mahavir is also performed by Pilgrims.

Diwali, which commemorates the Nirvana Lord Mahavira, is an important festival for Jains. Maun-Agiaraz, Paush Dashami, and Jnana Panchami are other festivals.

When is the best time for you to go?

It can be viewed at any time throughout the year. However, the best time to see it is between October and March when the weather is favorable.

Other attractions

The Hutheesing Jain temple is also near these attractions

  • Dada Hari Ni Nav,
  • Calico Museum of Textiles
  • Sabarmati Ashram,
  • Teen Darwaza
  • Jhulta Mandir CD Bashir Masjid,
  • Swami Narayan Mandir,
  • Rani No Hajiro,
  • Jama Syed Valley Mosque,
  • CD Syed Valley Mosque
  • Hanuman Temple

How do I reach it?

By Road:

Gujarat has one of the most developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad was well connected to all major cities and towns by road.

Many bus stops are located near Paldi at Kalapur Railway Station, and Geeta Mandir. Private Operators and Gujarat State Transport Buses Provide regular bus services to all major destinations within the state.


The Ahmedabad Railway Station connects to major Indian cities via the Western Railway Network. Kalupur was the location of the main railway station. It is part of the main national railway circuit and connects to all major Indian cities.

India's first bullet train will link Mumbai and Ahmedabad in December 2023. It travels at 320kmph and takes 3 hours to complete the distance.

By Air:

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad links all major Indian cities and the rest of India to the state.

Contact & Address

Hutheesing Jain Temple

Shahibaug Rd, Bardolpura, Madhupura, Ahmedabad,

Gujarat 380004

079 2218 0774