Palanpur city is strongly associated with Jainism. The number of Jain temples in the place tell how popular the religion is in this beautiful place. Motu Derasar or the Pallaviya Parshwanath Temple is one such famous Jain temple in the city of Palanpur. Established by king Prahaladan, the founder of Palanpur, it is dedicated to Lord Parshwanath, the 23rd lord of Jainism. It also happens to be one among the 108 Parshwanath temples which extends special attention to the followers of Jainism.