12th Century's Sallekhana Jain Inscription found at Harakere Village, Shivamogga District, Karnataka.

12th Century’s Sallekhana Memorial Discovered in Shivamogga District

– Nitin H P Shivamogga/Shimoga, 2nd December 2018: A 12th century’s sallekhana memorial has been discovered by R Shejeshwar, Asst. Director of Shivappa Nayaka’s fort, Shivamogga and research scholar Dr Jagadesh. The inscription has been discovered at Harakere village in front of the Nandi Basaweshwara Temple, Shivamogga taluk, Shivamogga district during a recent field. The […]

The steps leading to Mandaragiri Hill

Mandaragiri’s Jain Heritage Rediscovered

– Nitin H.P. You go in search of something, but you stumble upon completely different. It is much more prevalent in history and leads to a different set of discoveries. Here is one such instance of the research conducted by Dr. D.V.Paramashiva Murthy (a professor at Tumkur University, Tumkur) and his team at Mandaragiri, a […]

Vadanbail

Main Deities – Idol of Lord Parshwanath in padmasana posture and idol of Goddess Padmavati. About Vadanbail – Vadanbail in a small village located in the midst of Western Ghats besides Jogfalls in Sagara taluk of Shimoga/Shivamogga district. Temples at Vadanbail Sri Padmavati Basadi – This temple has the idols of Goddess Padmavati and Lord Parshwanath. This […]

French Diplomat Meets Jain Muni Vidyasagarji Maharaj - Vows to be Vegetarian

French diplomat vows to turn veggie after meeting Jain muni

  Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), 28 October 2018: Moved by Jain seer Acharya Vidyasagar’s philosophy of vegetarianism, French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler has pledged to turn vegetarian. Alexandre Ziegler had visited Khajuraho on Thursday, along with his wife and two daughters. While taking a tour of the famed temples, he expressed his interest to meet […]