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"Beautiful Red Sandstone Building"
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It is the oldest Jain temple in Delhi and is adorned with attractive frescoes recounting the life of Mahavir, the founder of Jainism. The building is built of scarlet sandstone. The temple also houses a birds hospital that has been established to further the Jain faith in protecting and preserving all forms of life.


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Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the oldest and best-known Jain temple in Delhi, India. It is directly across from the Red Fort in the historical Chandni Chowk area.

It is known for an avian veterinary hospital in a second building behind the main temple. It is known as the Jain Birds Hospital.

Located just opposite the massive Red Fort at the intersection of Netaji Subhas Marg and Chandni Chowk, Digambar Jain Temple is the oldest Jain temple in the capital, originally built in 1658. An impressive red sandstone temple today , Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is popularly known as Lal Mandir "Red Temple".



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