Varanga

There are 3 main temples: Chandranath temple of math-jalmandir (chaturmukh temple)- neminath temple.

Chandranath Temple – is dedicated to Bhagwan Chandraprabh and the idol is made of chandrashila and one could see the light across the idol.

Nemianth Basdi – this temple of 70 feet by 70 feet is 1000 years old.The bronze idols of 24 tirthanakarasin kayotsarg posture is in the hall. The idol of Mulnayak Bhagwan neminath is 5 feet high in the inner garbhgriha.

Matada Basadi – This temple has the black-colored idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha in the Kayotsarga posture.

Jalmandir – This temple is known as Jalmandir of southern regions. In the year 1711 of the Vikram era, Muni Shilvijay came here on a pilgrimage. In the past, this was a rich and prosperous city. On the hills here, there were sixty temples. This is an ancient tirth in Karnatak. At present, hundreds of people come here on Fridays for worship. They get absorbed in worship in order to fulfill their wishes. The idols of 4 Tirthankaras are on the vedi. Bhagwan Parsvanath- bhagwan neminath- bhagwan ananathnath- bhagwan Shantinath. the people have great faith in miraculous powers of devi padmvati and people from all religion come here to fulfill their wishes.

How To Reach – The nearest railway station of Karkal is at a distance of 16 kilometers and Mangalore is at a distance of 68 meters.

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