Sonagiri Jain Temples
Sonagiri Jain Temples are located in Sonagiri (The Golden Top) which is about 60 Kms from Bhopal. The collection of intricately carved temples from the 9th and 10th century sacred to the Digambar Jains.
King Nanganag Kumar achieved liberation from the cycle of death and life at Sonagiri, along with fifteen million followers.
Temple wall covered with Swastikas
There are several white Jain temples scattered around Sonagiri.
View from the upper temples
Idols at the main temple complex
Inside the main temple complex
Donkeys at work
Getting to Sonagiri Jain Temples
By road :
Sonagiri lies on Datia-Gwalior road and there are good bus connections from Gwalior, Datia and Jhansi.
- Datia 15 kms
- Jhansi 45 kms
- Gwalior 60 kms
By train :
Sonagiri railway station lies on Agra Jhansi railway line . Trains are available from Gwalior, Datia and Jhansi.
By air :
Gwalior is the nearest airport.