Hutheesing Jain Temple is the best known Jain temple in Ahmedabad
. It was consecreted in 1848.The construction of the temple was initiated originally planned by Sheth Hutheesing Kesrising, a wealthy Ahmedabad trader who unfortunately passed way at 49. The construction was supervised and completed by his wife Shethani Harkunvar. The total cost was approximately Rs. 8 lakh.Then a major sum.The temple is dedicated to Dharmanatha, the fifteenth Jain Tirthankar.
The temple architect was Premchand Salat (Skt. Shilavat meaning architect).The main building is double-storied. The mulanayaka is marble image of the 15th Tirthankara, Lord Dharamnath. The main temple houses 11 deities, six in basement and five in three bay sanctuary.The main shrine lies on the east and temple is covered with a big dome supported by twelve ornate pillars.In addition there are 52 shrines (devakulikas), each adorned with an image of a Tirthankara.The secondary shrines form a long gallery its three sides.The front is exquisitely ornamented by a 'dome' shaped structure.The temple has a unique Manastambha (or column of honour) inspired by the Jain Manastambha and the Kirtistambha at Chittore in Rajasthan.