Narlai

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Narlai
village
Narlai is located in Rajasthan
Narlai
Narlai
Narlai is located in India
Narlai
Narlai
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°19′00″N 73°32′00″E / 25.3167°N 73.5333°E / 25.3167; 73.5333Coordinates: 25°19′00″N 73°32′00″E / 25.3167°N 73.5333°E / 25.3167; 73.5333
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Pali
Talukas Desuri
Government
 • Body Gram Panchayat
Elevation 356 m (1,168 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,190
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Marwari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 306703
Telephone code 02934
Vehicle registration RJ-22
Sex ratio 1085 /
Lok Sabha constituency Pali (Lok Sabha Constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bali
Civic agency Gram Panchayat
Avg. annual temperature 30 °C (86 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 44 °C (111 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 05 °C (41 °F)

Narlai is a village in Desuri tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan state in India.

It lies 36 km to Ranakpur and is at base of a hillock crowned by a colossal statue of an elephant. There are several Hindu and Jain temples. The temples of Adinath and Lord Shiva are most prominent temples. The ceilings of these temple are decorated with fine murals.

Places of Interest[edit]

Jain Temple

Shri Adinath Jain Temple dates back to year 907(964 V.S.) according to the inscriptions in the temple. Previously, the principal deity of this temple was Lord Mahavir Swami. It is said that Jain saints Shri Yashobhadra Surishwarji and Yogi Tapeshwarji using their spiritual powers brought Lord Adinath's. Ancient art of historical colourful pictures are clearly visible on the dome of this temple depicting the marriage of 22nd tirthankar Lord Shri Neminath with Rajul, the daughter of Maharaj Ugrasen. Outside the temples entrance there are two huge elephants sculptures placed in opposite directions. Recently, a 24 foot gold plated Kalash was placed at the peak of the temple during Pratishta Celebrations. [1]

Demographics[edit]

According to Census 2001, Narlai has a population of 6,190, where male are 2,968 and female are 3,222.[2]

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