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Jain Temple

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June 30, 1958
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Humayun II 1857-1877

Jain Temple

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Fig. 51: JAIN TEMPLE, photograph by Felice Beato, 1858. The Sri Digambar Jain Naya Mandir has been rebuilt many times, but this beautiful doorway to it is dated to 1807. It is situated between Chandni Chowk and the Jama Masjid. This piece of land in Delhi was given apparently to the Jain community by the Emperor Aurangzeb for their services as bankers to the Mughal courts. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 80-119.

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