District - Bhagalpur
Landmark – Near the junction of main market place of Champanagar
Circuit – Jain
About / Importance – This temple known as Vasupujya Jinalaya with the shrines of Shantinath and Mahavira Jina among other shrines is considered very sacred by Jains as it is believed that the 12th Tirthankara Vasupujya was born at Nathnagar. So it is also called as the Digahambar Jain Siddha Khsetra.
View & Feel -
The enormously ornamented entrance is built with a large decorative dome. The ceiling of which illustrates the Jain mythical world of Jambu Dweep decorated with glass pieces. On the left a large passage walls are beautifully decorated with glass painting illustrating the Harivansh Purana texts.
The ‘Pracheen Mulvedi Jinalaya’ and the Dwarpalas on the doorways are quite remarkable. The two magnificent Keerti Stambhas in this temple are fabulously decorated with colourful tiles.