Ancient Jain Tirthankar Idols found at Hirehatti Holi

Hirehatti Holi (Khanapur Taluk, Belagavi District, Karnataka), 11th August 2019: Ancient Digambar Jain Tirthankar Idols were found at Hirehatti Holi village in in Khanapur Taluk of Belagavi/Belagaum District, Karnataka, India. They were found on 11th August 2019 while the soil was being dug. 1 Chaturmukha Tirthanakar idol & 5 Tirthankar idols (1 stone idol in Kayotsarga, 2 marble idols in padmasana, 1 metal idol in Padmasana and 1 stone idol in Padmasana) have been found.

More Details about the antiquity of Tirthankar idols and the actual idols are awaited.

– Jain Heritage Centres News Service (Photos: Social Media Forward)

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