Posted: 19.06.2013
By Nitin H.P.
Jain Heritage Centres Bastimakki's Suparshwanath Temple On Its Ruins Nitin H P digs through the history & antiquity of this ancient Digambar Jain temple that is on its ruins along the costal belt of Karnataka. A distant view of the ruined temple Entrance to the temple's Garbagriha The ruined Suparshwanath idol An inscription is the temple premises Bastimakki Suparshwanatha Jain Temple Here is an ancient Jain...
Posted: 31.01.2013
 
Yalekyatanahalli Jain Temples Main Deity Idols of bhagawan Adinatha and Parshwanatha. History Yalekyatanahalli (also spelled as Yale Kyatanahalli) is a small village situated in the Nelamangala taluk of Bangalore rural district. It once had a sizable Jain population with around 50 to 60 families. With the advent of urbanisation many people migrated to the near by district centres of Tumkur and Bangalore. Hence...
Posted: 23.06.2012
 
Image of Shri Padmavati Mataji in Shri Nageshwar Parshwanath Jain Tirth at Davangere, Karnataka. Image of Shri Parshwanath Bhagavan in Shri Nageshwar Parshwanath Jain Tirth at Davangere, Karnataka.
Posted: 18.06.2012
 
The statue of Gommateshvara at Shravanabelgola dating 978-993 AD. Bahubali was son of First Tirthankara Shri Rishabh Dev Bhagavan. In a fight with his brother King Bharat, he realised how futile was that fight, and on that moment he left his kingdom and became a monk. The 57-feet tall monolithic statue of Gommateshvara is located on Vindyagiri Hill, near Shravanabelgola. It is considered to be the world's...
Posted: 08.05.2012
 
Shri Chandranatha Swamy Basadi and Bahubali Sculpture at Dharmasthala Dharmasthala is a small but well-known temple village on the banks of River Nethravathi in Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district in the state. This rustic hamlet is home to the famous Lord Manjunatha temple, where the deity of Shiva is worshipped in the form of Manjunatha. Dharmasthala is an outstanding example of religious...
Posted: 03.05.2012
 
Shri Godiji Parshvanath, New Jain Mandir at Chitra Durg, Karnataka.
Posted: 27.04.2012
 
Parshva Sushil Dham Jain Temple at Attibele, located south-east of Bangalore, Karnataka.
Posted: 24.04.2012
 
Shri Dharmanatha Shvetambar Jain Temple at Jayanagar Jayanagar is not only one of the important business centers of Bangalore, but it also has many educational institutes and spiritual centers. Dharmanath Shvetambar Jain Temple, located in Jayanagar 4th Block, is a beautiful modern temple and one of the prominent Jain temples of Bangalore. The temple consists of Vyakhyan hall and Bhojan shala and is dedicated...
Posted: 11.04.2012
 
At the feet of Bahubali The sum total of our life is a breath spent in the company of the Beloved at Shravenabelagola, Karnataka-India
Posted: 19.03.2012
 
Its actual name is Shri Adinath Digambar Jain temple. The construction of this temple started in the early part of this decade and completed in 2007. The speciality of this temple is that it has been built in white marble with colourful shades. The Jain temple located right along side main road welcomes with a nicely sculpted gate. Once you get in, you are greeted by two white marble elephant on both side. You...
Posted: 04.11.2011
 
Jain Temples and Statue of Gommatesvara of Venur Venur (v ē ṇū ru), the centre of pilgrimage in Beltha ṅ ga ḍ i taluq, is nearly 25 km south-east of Mudubidire (Mudbidri). This place is referred to in early inscriptions as Ē nūru. It was the capital of the Ajila kings who ruled a small part of Tulu-nadu from A.D. 1154 to 1764. During this period, Jainism got a boosting from these rulers. The greatest...
Posted: 08.04.2011
By Kurt Titze
Jain Temples and Statue of Gomateshwara at Shravanabelgola Shravanabelagola - so spelled by the Jaina authorities of this town but also known as Shravanabelgola or Shravana Belgola and by other spellings - is in more than one respect a most remarkable place of pilgrimage. Its giant image of Gomateshwara (Bahubali) is well known, but another first held by Shravanabelagola is in the field of inscriptions. Nowhere...
Posted: 24.12.2010
 
Jain Temples at Varanga Varanga is a small village located in the Udupi district of Karnataka at a distance of 25 km from Karkala and 43 km from Moodabidri, on the way from Karkala to Agumbe. It is an ancient seat of a Jain mutt and is a branch of the Humcha Jain monastery. An inscription belonging to the 13th century, found in the premises of the Neminatha Basadi, mentions about the existence of a Jain mutt...
Posted: 17.12.2010
 
Karkala Jain Temples Karkala is a small town located in the southern part of Karnataka. The temples of Karkala, about 18 basadis, are mainly located on a hillock on the outskirts of the town. Chathurmukha basadi Chaturmukha Basadi is a symmetrical Jain temple, situated on a rocky hill at Karkala in Udupi District of Karnataka. Consecrated by Vir Pandya deva, the king of Bairarava family in 1432, the basadi was...
Posted: 10.12.2010
 
Jain Temples at Humcha Humbaj or Hombuja (better known as Humcha or Hamchawadi) is a Atishaya Kshetra, a place where divine events regularly occur. It is the most famous pilgriage place dedicated to Lord Parsvanath and Devi Padmavati, in India. As per Historians and Jain religios leaders, Humcha or Hombuja is considered as the most sacred place for Mata Padmavati. This place is situated in state of Karnataka in...
Posted: 26.11.2010
 
Jain Narayana Temple at Pattadakal View to the temple complex of Pattadakal 1. The historical site of Pattadakal The historicity of Pattadakal goes back even earlier to the Pre-Chalukyan period. The place has cultural vestiges ranging in date from the pre-historic times. In ancient times, this place was known as Kisuvolal (valley of red soil) or Pattada-Kisuvolal or Raktapura . In the literary works it was...
Posted: 19.11.2010
 
Moodabidri Jain Temples Moodabidri (Tulu: ಮೂಡಬಿದ್ರಿ ; Kannada: ಮೂಡಬಿದ್ರಿ; also called Mudbidri, Moodbiri or Bedra), an ancient center of Jain learning, is a small town about 37 km northeast of Mangalore, in Karnataka. It is situated at a beautiful spot in the midst of hills. Photo by Lakshmi Sharath Moodabidri was a center of Jain religion, culture, art and architecture...

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