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Note that original word is गोड़ी with a retroflex r. It is written with dot under D in Hindi, and with a mark over R in Urdu. In Pakistan the temple is spelled as Gori. In India it is genrally spelled in English as Godi.

Malaiya (talk) 01:58, 31 March 2012 (UTC)

Raikes (1856) also comments about the migration of Jains from Parkar. He comments that some migrated to Sindh and eventually to Kutch, and thus came to be known as Kutchee Ooswals. others migrated to Hallar and Marwar. However even in his time, the Jains played a significant role in the society there, they served as the Mehtas, i.e. administrators.Malaiya (talk) 00:54, 1 April 2012 (UTC)


The Gori Temple and the old Bhodesar temple are iconic for the Nagarparkar region. The movie Ramchand Pakistani represents the characters as living in the Nagarparkar region.

Gori temple, with its empty chamber, is shown when the song Meri Maati is sung:

The title scene is at the gates of the Gori Temple.

The mangificient ruins of the Bodhesar temple is the setting for song Tarrin Paunda:

Comparable Murals[edit]

Gori murals can be seen in

  • Mirpur, Rajasthan, couple of century later. in Jainism: A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-Violence, Kurt Titze, 1998
  • The Early Rajput Murals of Bairāt (ca. A.D. 1587), H. Goetz, Ars Orientalis , Vol. 1, (1954), pp. 113-118.
  • From 1700s. The Marwar Murals, Ramavatar Agarwala, Artibus Asiae , Vol. 39, No. 3/4 (1977), pp. 268-272

Malaiya (talk) 20:01, 25 April 2012 (UTC)

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