Jain Museum, Khajuraho

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Jain Museum is a complex dedicated to the preservation and display of Jain sculptures. It was opened for display in the year 1987. It is located within the premises of the Jain Temple. The circular building of the museum is also known as Sahu Shantiprasad Jain Kala Sangrahalaya among the locals.

The museum has a rich collection of Jain sculptures. There are more than a hundred Jain sculptures in the complex. The museum has a modern gallery in a circular shape. The gallery is filled with several statues like those of 24 tirthankars, yakshis and several other important figures belonging to the Jain culture and traditions.

The entrance to the museum is definitely a sight to behold. Visitors are welcomed into this wonderful complex by two decorated ‘Makara Toranas’ are arranged on both sides of the staircase. The rich collections of the center make a trip to this museum a delightful one. The museum remains closed on Sundays.


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