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Re: November 26, 2017: Ranakpur: The Most Delicate Jain Temple

Professorabe ·
You are absolutely right. Not only is Ranakpur a convenient stopping-off point between Jodhpur and Udaipur, it is also one of Rajasthan's gems. We spent several hours there last year exploring both the main temple and the adjoining one. There were a few other tourists there, but it seems that most tours bypass the site completely.
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Re: November 26, 2017: Ranakpur: The Most Delicate Jain Temple

Amateuremigrant ·
Ranakpur temple is surely one of the greatest sights of India in my opinion, the scope of intricacy baffles the mind; there is hardly anywhere I can think of that is suffused with the sense of spirituality. Jains, of course, do not have god(s), they revere Tirthankaras as portals to enlightenment, and in many ways westerners can find this easier to relate to. I was personally carried away by this feeling, and an overwhelming sense of peace and contentment that has stayed with me. My group...
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Re: Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India (Where Gumbo was #250)

Amateuremigrant ·
Try and get a full day here and hire a cycle to explore !
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Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India (Where Gumbo was #250)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the beautiful group of monuments at Khajuraho, India. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is an admixture of Hindu and Jain temples. The site is especially known for its detailed sculptures.
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November 26, 2017: Ranakpur: The Most Delicate Jain Temple

Grand Escapades ·
Grand Escapades shares a visit to a beautiful Jain temple in Rajasthan, in Ranakpur.
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Central India, Part 8: Ellora

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe's informative and educational series on visiting Central India concludes this week with a visit to Ellora, another of Maharashtra's UNESCO World Heritage sites.
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Re: Central India, Part 8: Ellora

DrFumblefinger ·
Another terrific destination and the conclusion of another memorable journey. I learned a lot about Central India. Thanks so much for sharing this series with us.
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January 19, 2019: A Jain Parade, Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Unexpectedly, a parade of individuals of the Jain faith passed DrFumblefinger while he was walking the streets of Old Delhi.
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