Oshwal Association of the UK – Potters Bar Hertfordshire.
The first Shikharbandhi Temple to be built on virgin land in Europe was consecrated in August 2005 at Potters Bar. Magnificient pratimaji’s adorn the gabharo. Mul nayak is Mahavir Svami; on his left is Parshvanath and on his right is Adishvara
Potters Bar is about 15 miles N E of Central London.
Public transport not available to go up to the temple.
Please phone Oshwal Centre office on +44 (0)1707 643838 for directions.
Oshwal Association also has a Mahajan Wadi in Campbell / London Road, Croydon, South of London with a Ghar-Derasarji housed in the premises. Please phone Oshwal Centre for directions.
Jain Centre – 32 Oxford Street, Leicester LE1 5XU :
This town is 100 miles north of London and has a Jain Centre with a Shikharbaddha Derasarji. The first Jain centre in the world to cater for all Jain sects.
Tel 0116 254 1150
Mahavir Foundation – 557 Kenton Road Kenton Harrow Middx HA3 9RS
Mahavir Foundation currently has a Ghar-Derasar in Kenton, Harrow area. This is very popular.The Mul-nayak is Mahavir Swami. The other murtis are:- Parshvanath Bhagvan, Aadinath Bhagvan, Manibhadra Dada and Padmavati Mataji. There is special area for the devotees of Shrimad Rajchandra.
Tel 020 8206 1659
Digambar Temple – 1 The Broadway Wealdstone Harrow HA3 7EH
There is a medium size but very beautiful Digambar Temple in Harrow. The main idol was consecrated in 2006. It has quotations from Digambar Shastras inscribed on the walls.
Jain Samaj Temple – Manchester
Jain Samaj Manchester has a large building for their social and cultural needs. There is a small but beautiful temple within this main building.
Kailash Giri Jain Temple – 99 Myrtle Road, Hounslow, Middx. – (London)
This temple known as Kailash Giri in London was established by Jain Mahila Sant Kumari Satyawati Ji
Sanatan Temple – Leeds
Leeds is some 300 miles from London. There is a Hindu temple here but a special small ‘Jain Temple’ has been housed in the same building.
If you know of any other Jain temples in the UK please do write to us with details.