Samosharan is a holy temple for the Jains, which is located in Pawapuri in Bihar. It is located to a distance of 101 km from Patna. It was place from where Lord Mahavira left the earth and his body was burnt to ashes at about 500 BC. These ashes were taken by many Jain devotees and his funeral created a water tank in this place. Later a temple made up of marble was built in the centre of the tank. This temple was popularly named as "Jalmandir". Close to this temple there lies the temple Samosharan, which the tourist comes to admire during their tour to Bihar.
The Samosharan Temple is a popular tourist attraction in Bihar and has its own significance for the Jains. It is one of the pilgrimage places for the devotees of Lord Mahavira. Apart from the religious point of view, the Samosharan Temple attracts many tourists because of the architectural marvel. Thatís the reason why tourists from the entire globe come to witness the Samosharan Temple during India tour.