Antwerp, Belgium

In 1992, The Jain Cultural Centre of Antwerpen VZW was formed with 12 committee members and 52 founder members. Land for a Jain temple and a meditation centre (Upashray) was purchased. In 2001, construction of Antwerp Jain temple and meditation hall began. In 2007, Jain idol’s Anjanshalaka took place on 31 January in India and was performed by Jain ascetics Acharya Shri Subodhsagarsuriswarji, Acharya Shri Manohar Kiritisagarsuriswarji, Acharya Udaykirtisagarsuriswarji and Shri Narendra Hiralal. In 2008, on 25 August the idols were brought to Antwerp by air, this was followed by a huge procession. In 2010, on 27 August, the Idol’s pratistha was performed.
Address :
Laarstraat 34
2610 Wilrijk

Opening hours :
7:30 am to 11:30 am, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm, Arati at 9:00 pm on week days,
7:30 am to 12:30 am, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm, Arati at 9:00 pm on week ends.
(Timings may deviate about 1 hour)

From Antwerp Central station :
Bus number 31 and 17 will bring you close to the temple.

Contact person :
Sewa Singh – 0032 475294463