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Ahinsa sthal

Ahinsa sthal

Introduction: One can see a big granite statue of bhagwan mahavir the 24th and last Tirthankara, on the top of a small hill. The height of the statue is 13ft 6 inches. Its weight is around 30 tonnes. The height of the lotus pedestal is 2ft 8 inches and it weighs around 17 tonnes. The area around the statue has been made into a park and named as ahinsa sthal.

History: This statue of bhagwam mahavir was put up here in the 1980’s on what used to be the metcalfe Battery, a small light house erected by thomas metcalfe.

Address: Anuvrat Marg, Christian Colony, Mehrauli, New Delhi-110016

Open: Daily

Aarti timings: 9:00am – 6:00pmm

Nearest metro station: Qutb minar

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