Jain Heritage Centres (JHC) is a popular Jain portal aimed at collecting and presenting the vast data related to Jainism and Jain Heritage that is prevalent across the globe. It desires to unravel the known, unknown, and the less known relics of Jainism. Further, the team at JHC has made a sincere attempt to document the available literature in a pellucid manner and is striving hard in bringing to light the great and profound heritage of the religion and look forward to Celebrating Jain Heritage…..Globally!

Featured Heritage Centres

Some of ancient unknown Jain Heritage sites across different parts of India have been featured in this section to showcase their hidden treasure to the world.

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Latest News and updates related to Jainism, Jain events, celebrations, and poojas.

Jain Epigraphy

An online repository of Jain inscriptions in different languages spread all over the world with contributions by Jain scholars in India & abroad and updates on latest Jain epigraphical discoveries.

Discovery of copper plate inscriptions at Halebelagola excites scholars

Discovery of copper plate inscriptions at Halebelagola excites scholars

17 sets found while taking up earth work for conservation of Jain basadi at Halebelagola near Shravanabelagola in Hassan District ...
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The two Parshwanath Tirthankar Idols kept besides the Chandranath Digambar Jain Temple.

Ancient 11th-12th Century’s Parshwanath Tirthanakar Idols found at Hupari

Hupari, (Hatkangale Taluk, Kolhapur District, Maharashtra), 6th July 2020: Two ancient Jain Tirthankar idols of Lord Parshwanath in Kayotsarga (standing ...
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12th Century's Ardha Sahasrakuta Jain idol found at Belagavi

12th Century’s Ardha Sahasrakuta Jain idol found at Belagavi

An Ardha Sahasrakuta Jain idol along with inscription belonging to 12th century has been found at Belagavi/Belagaum on 12th February ...
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Neminath Tirthankar idol with an inscription on its pedestal.

Four Jain Inscriptions of 12th to 15th Century found at Hassan’s Dodda Basadi

Hassan, 20th January 2020: Four Jain inscriptions belonging to 12th to 15th century have been found at Hassan’s Dodda Basadi ...
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Heritage Highlight

Articles about ancient Jain Heritage Centres, Jain ruins, their antiquity, inscriptions with history of temples, and basadis in various parts of the world.

Kamatopasarga Parshwanath Tirthankar Carvings at Jain Caves, Ellora, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra. Period 8th ot 10th Centuy | Photo: HPN@JHC

Kamatopasarga Parshwanath Tirthankar – Traditional, Classical Background and Idols

Kamatopasarga Parshwanath Tirthankar idols are found all over India in various Jain caves, temples and Basadis. The article focus on its traditional background, details of different classics with related information ...
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Galleries of Jain idols and inscriptions in various Jain Museums managed by Government and private authories found in differents parts of India.

Chaturmukha Jain Tirthankara idol with Tirthankara seated in Padmasana, 10th- 11th Century.

Udaipur – City Palace Museum

Jain idols exhibited at the City Palace Museum, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Photos by - Nitin H.P., Bengaluru (HPN@JHC) ...
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Ruined Tirthankar idol in kayotsarga - Jain Museum

Jaysinghpura, Ujjain – Jain Museum

Ruined Jain Tirthankar Idols at 'Jain Museum' Jaysinghpura, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India. ‘Jain Museum’ was established by Shree Digamber Jain ...
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Cochin - Folklore Museum

Cochin – Folklore Museum

The Cochin Folklore museum houses ancient Jain Tirthankar idols and a carving of Lord Bahubali ...
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