20-21.10.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN

  • Rajasthan Heritage: – Bhandeshwar and Sandeshwar Jain Temples

 

  • These are one of the oldest temples in the state located at Bikaner. Built in the fourteenth century, these temples are named after two brothers named Bhandeshwar and Sandeshwar respectively. These temples were built in commemoration of the twenty third Tirthankara Parshvanathji. Made chiefly of red stone, the flooring here is based of marble.

 

  • Bhand Sagar houses a group of Jain and Hindu temples, which are among the oldest edifices in the city of Bikaner; the  Bandeshwar temple is one of them.