Warangal

History – Warangal was the capital of a Hindu Shaivaite kingdom ruled by the Kakatiya dynasty from the 12th to the 14th centuries. The old name of this newly formed city is Orugallu. Oru means one and Kallu means stone. The Kakatiyas left many monuments, including an impressive fortress, four massive stone gateways, the Swayambhu […]

Venkuram

History – We can find many bronze Jain idols at this place. The important among them are the idols of Bhagawan Parshwanatha and Choumukha Tirthankara. The idol of Choumukha Tirthankara is very attractive. How to Reach – Venkuram is situated in the Vijayanagar district of Andhra Pradesh.  

Vallimalai

History – Vallimalai is famous for the rock carvings. We can find many rock carvings at this place belonging to the 8th and 9th century AD. The carvings include stories related to Jainism and images of almost all the Tirthankaras. The rock-cut carving of Yakshi Shrutha Devi is very attractive. How to Reach – Vallimalai is […]

Sankaram

History – Incomplete images of Tirthankaras carved on rocks are seen at this place. We can also see many incomplete carvings at this place belonging to the 8th and 9th century A.D. How to Reach – Sankram is a place near Vishakapatnam. Good transport facilities to this place are available from Vishakapatnam.  

Peda Amiram

How to Reach – The Amiram village is situated at a distance of 4 kilometers from the nearest nearest railway station of Bhimavaram. Bus service and private vehicles are available tot his place. Accommodation Details – Boarding and lodging facilities at this place are good. Temple History – The temple of bhagwan Vimalanatha here was […]

Kulpak

History – The Kulpak village is at a distance of 7 Kms from Aalore village and is situated in the Nalgonda district. The nearest railway station of Aberon on the Vijaywada – Hyderabad railway line is at a distance of 6 kilometers. Hyderabad is at a distance of 90 kilometers. How to Reach – Good […]

Hyderabad

History – Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India. The city is often known with the sobriquet The City of Pearls.Hyderabad was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 AD on the banks of river Musi located in the Deccan region at the crossroads of North and South India, The city had developed a […]

Hindupur

History – Hindupur is a town in the Anantapur district. Its name was given by a Maratha Chieftain called Murari Rao, who named this town after his father Hindoji Rao, or after a king named Hindurao. Hindupur is a financial centre. Hindupur is also famous for Mudireddy Palli silk sarees. These sarees are made out […]

Gudivada

History – Gudivada is a small village along the Vijayvada-Masulipattanam Road. How to Reach – The railway station is at a distance of 1.5 Kms from the temple. Heritage Centre Map View Larger Map Temple Name – Parshwanatha Swamy Jain Temple Temple Type – Digambar Temple Main Deity – Black colored idol of Bhagawan Parshvanath […]

Danavulpadu

History – Danavulpadu is one of the ancient Jain centres. It is situated in the Cuddapah district. We can find many Jain memorial stones belonging to the 14 century at this place. We can also find a ruined idol of bhagwan Parshwanatha in the kayotsarga posture at this place. An idol of Choumukha Tirthankara can […]

Chandragiri

History – Chandragiri is a suburb of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, India. Recently it is included under Municipal Corporation limits of Tirupati. It is also the southern entrance to the Temple city for vehicles going from Bangalore, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Chandragiri is famous for the historical fort, built in the 11th century, and the Raja […]

Biccavolu

History – Biccavolu or Bikkavolu is a village and a Mandal in East Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Biccavolu is named for its culture and legacy of monuments of sculptural wealth. Reference: Wikipedia Heritage Centre Map –  View Larger Map Main Deity – A ruined Tirthankara Image. Temple History – A ruined […]

Amaravati

History – Amaravati is a small town situated on the banks of the River Krishna in the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is famous for its Amareswara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is one of the famous Pancharamas. Amaravati, also known as Dhanyakataka/Dharanikota was the site of a great Buddhist Stupa built […]