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Jainism in Pakistan

The #Bhabra community follow #Jainism, they are an ancient business (merchant) community.

Their original home region is Pakistan. Some cities of Pakistan still have sections named after Bhabra post-1947.…
Sialkot, Pasrur, Gujranwala, Lahore, and Rawalpindi have localities or Bazaars named after the Bhabra community.
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Before sunrise … listen to the peacocks 🦚
Good morning from Dhanagam #Nagarparkar
Karoonjhar magic … anchala sar mandir with natural water from caves in this Grand Canyon of Pakistan. Incredible beauty. ImageImageImageImage
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Good morning #Nagarparkar Image
Morning yoga time :) ImageImageImage
Todays breakfast. Paratha with wongarh (baateengarh, baingan) and French fries ;) Image
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Woke up to news of devastation across #Sindh. Ya Allah rehem. People will need long term assistance ...especially those in areas where rain water is not likely to recede from for months ! #Karachi #Gharo #MirpurSakro #Kohistan #Nagarparkar posting visuals I have received. Help! ImageImageImageImage
Here is what is happening #inKohistan. People outside will be cut off from their homes and those at home from supplies from outside... Danger of house collapse as it is still raining heavily there... Sent by @IndusEarthTrust
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Once Nagarparkar area of #Tharpakar district of #Sindh province of Pakistan had a large population of Jain traders.There are many ruined Jain temples in Sindh.Godi Parshwanath Jain temple was built in 14th century.There is no idol of Jainism.
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@pruthvi87172164 Godi Jain temple is located 14 miles northwest of the Viravah Temple in #Nagarparkar area of #Sindh. The temple was built in 1375-1376 AD, in a Gujarati-style, and features 3 mandaps, with 52 Islamic-style domes. Frescoes at Godi Temple are oldest existing Jain frescoes in world.
@pruthvi87172164 An account of Godi Prashwanath Jain temple of #Nagarparkar construction is given in "Gaudi Parshvanath Stavan" written by Pritivimala in 1594 AD. According to it, a merchant 500 years ago named Manga Oswal from Nagarparkar had gone to Patan -Gujarat to purchase some items.
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Historical Buddhist statue at the Mes Aynak site in #Kabul, #Afghanistan, #Buddhism
Centuries old "Ekamukhalinga " ( Lord Shiva) in #Afghanistan , now in #Kabul Museum !
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