Jambudweep Temple / Exhibit

Hub(s) : Rajkot


This temple has an excellent exhibit on Jain cosmology, describing the intricate divisions of the heavens and the earth, and an individual's passage through the different stages of the universe. There is also an exhibit on Jain mathematics, for anyone intrigued by unusual systems of reasoning, whether a believer or not. It features uncommon units of measure for height, width, weight, time and so forth. The temple is open every day, with a free show every evening at 6pm.

How to get there

By road: Bhavnagar is 56 km away and Ahmedabad, 215 km. Private and ST buses travel to Palitana from both of these cities as well as from several others around Gujarat and even from Mumbai.

By rail: Palitana is on a rail branch line, with trains available to Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad and intermediate points.

By air: The nearest airport is in Bhavnagar (56 km).