Fast Facts :
Location : Chaubishi Jain Mandir, Shahabad, Bihar, India
Known For : Twenty-four imageries of the (Tirthankaras)
Chaubishi Jain Mandir was constructed by late (Shri Sukhanath Jain). There are twenty-four imageries of the (Tirthankaras), of identical colors as stated in the (Jain Agams). The imageries are elegant and converse very exceedingly of the carvers.
It is also mentioned that, distantly from the (Jain temples), there are many diverse former Jain cultural organizations and a well-known library.
The district of (Shahabad) was once known for (Jain shrines), except for quite a number of time the (Jains) lost their grip there. Again, in the current times that region and specifically (Arrah), the headquarter township of the region, has turned out to be a renowned place of teerth (pilgrimage) for all the Jains.
Shahabad region, with it’s headquarter town (Arrah) was predominantly the stranglehold of (Jainism). This is evidenced by the findings of about 20 imageries of the Rishabnath, Tirthankaras Neminath and many more. The findings of the (Kalpavriksha) tree with a Dharma Chakra and fine sculpture were, excavated from (Chausa).