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Pilgrimage to Shatrunjaya

  At the pilgrimage site of Shatrunjaya, near Palitana, more than 900 temples crown the summit of a pair of hills. Each temple enclosure is named after the merchant who funded it. A young Jain man at Shatrunjaya explains:  “Many of the Jains were wealthy traders and merchants, and they would use their wealth for […]

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