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Jain devotees throng shrine in Palanpur for Parnogat

 



PALANPUR: Thousands of devotees thronged the Pallaviya Swetambar Jain temple in Palanpur on Wednesday to participate in Parnogat (home coming) ceremony of Parsvanatha, the 23rd among the 24 Tirthankaras.

The Pallaviya Jain temple was badly damaged in the earthquake of 2001 and the idols were later shifted to another temple constructed in especially in 2008. "The old temple was rebuilt at a cost of about Rs 10 crore and was completed recently," said a trustee of Palanpur Swetambar Jain Sangh Shailesh Mehta