Mt Girnar takes pride as the setting for some of the best and most significant temples which hold aloft the teachings of Jainism. The temples are located at a height of 3660 foot on the outskirts of Junagadh. There are Hindu as well as Jain temples that are located here. All these temples and shrines are highly regarded amongst the Holy places in Gujarat. Parshwanath Temple in Girnar holds a distinct position among all these temples.
The main highlight of this lovely temple is the cobra protecting the marble image that has been carved out by the skillful sculptures and architects. Many devotees flock to this temple every now and then to pay a visit and seek the blessings of the presiding deity. This temple has symbolical carvings, related to the various myths that has an inherent aesthetic aura to it. The ambiance around the temple is very peaceful and serene that would enchant everyone.
History of Parshwanath Temple, Girnar
The Parshwanath Temple in Girnar was built in the 15th century. This temple is also called by the name of Meravaksi.