Saturday Jun 22, 2024

Narve Jain Temple- Goa

Address

Narve Jain Temple- Narve village, Bicholim Taluk, Goa-403504

Diety

Trithankaras

Introduction

The ruins today are called “Jainkhot” and are located in the village of Narve in Bicholim taluka of Goa state. The ancient site is situated near the present temple of Saptakoteshwar temple. In front of the Saptakoteshwar temple, there is ancient pathway constructed of locally available laterite slabs which lead to the ruins of Jain temple. These consist of mainly door jams, ceiling canopy and lintels chlorite schist. The Jain temple was built of laterite. Lime mortar has also been noted to have been used extensively here also. In an inscription there is only a mention of the name “Suparsvanath” and along with the name of the month and day, corresponding to the English calendar date of March 13th, 1151 AD. During this period the Kadambas were in power and its ruler at that time was King Vijayaditya.

Century/Period/Age

1000 Years old

Managed By

Department of Archaeology

Nearest Bus Station

Narve

Nearest Railway Station

Thivim Station

Nearest Airport

Goa

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