Jain house temple
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Jain scholars prescribe that the height of a pratima in a house shrine should not exceed 11 aṅgulas, i.e. about 21 cm.
The formal communal temple is often referred to as a shikharbandi Jinalaya, i.e. with a shikhara.
- Jaina iconography: The Tīrthaṅkara in Jaina scriptures, art and rituals, Part 1, Jyotindra Jain, Eberhard Fischer, BRILL, 1978, p17.
- Jain Pratima Vigyan, Balchandra Jain Sahityashastri, Jabalpur, 1974, p.14