Udayagiri – Khandagiri

History – The history of this place is said to belong to the times of Bhagawan Adinatha. The Vedic people called the people of this place, Anarya Karakandu; the king of this place was a disciple of Bhagawan Parshvanath. He was a staunch follower of the Jain religion. This place belonged to the Kalinga region. Many […]

Puri

How to Reach – Puri is at a distance of 62 Kms from Bhuvaneshwar. Accommodation Details – Good boarding and lodging facilities are available at Puri. Heritage Centre Map View Larger Map Temple Name – Sri Jagannatha Temple. Main Deity – Idol of Bhagwan Adinatha. Temple History – The idol of Adinatha is found at […]

Cuttak

How to Reach – This place is at a distance of 28 Kms from Bhuvaneshwar the capital of Orissa. Accommodation Details – The boarding and lodging facilities are available here at the Jain Bhavan. Heritage Centre Map View Larger Map Temple Name – Sri Chandraprabhu Swamy Digambar Jain temple. Main Deity – Idol of Bhagwan […]

Bhubaneshwar

History – Though there are no Jain temples at Bhuvaneshwar, the government museum here is worth seeing. We can see many Jain idols of the 7th and 8th century made out of stone and metal here at the government museum. The Jain idols here depict that Orissa was once a great centre of Jainism and […]

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