Jain Temple

A Jain temple is the place of worship for Jains, the followers of Jainism,

Derasar is a word used for a Jain temple in Gujarat, Kutch and parts of Rajasthan.

Basadi (also basti) is a Jain shrine or temple. The word is generally used in South India, including Maharashtra. Its historical use in North is preserved in the names of the Vimala Vasahi and Luna Vasahi temples of Mount Abu. The Sanskrit word is vasati, it implies an institution including residences of scholars attached to the shrine.

In other parts of India, the term Jain mandir is used for all Jain temples.

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