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WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM Completed 21 Years on 26th May 2023

    A Glimpse of Our Continuous Activities in the Year that Passed by…..

    Jain Heritage Festival – 2022

    • Organized to commemorate our 20th anniversary
    • Held from 26th of May to the 31st of July 2022
    • 9 themes, 34 online Sessions, 38 speakers from 3 countries
    • Sessions held in Kannada, English & Hindi
    • Inaugural lecture by Prof. Emeritus Nadoja Hampana Sir
    • Guest of Honour – Dr. Alok Tripathi Sir, ADG, ASI, New Delhi

    Exciting Discoveries: Unveiling New Inscriptions

    • Published 6 previously unknown inscriptions on the website
    • Dr. Ravikumar K Navalagunda’s 2 inscriptions from Shivamogga and  Dharwad districts
    • Nitin H P’s 4 inscriptions in Kodagu/Coorg and Mandya districts
    • Research on Jainism conducted in Kodagu district after 2 decades

    Pure Soul: The Jaina Spiritual Traditions – Exhibition

    • Nitin’s selected photographs and videos have been handpicked and is showcased at the “Pure Soul: The Jaina Spiritual Traditions” exhibition
    • Taking place from 14th April to 24th June 2023
    • Held at the renowned SOAS, University of London, UK

    Picture Postcards on Jainism

    • Guidance – His Holiness SwastiSri Dr. Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of hombuja Jain Math + Team led by Sri Mahavir Kundur of Hubli team worked on 3 different sets
      Glory of Jainism – 10 picture postcards on Jain sites & Jain idols
      Jinaratna Bhushanaru – 10 picture postcards on Jain personalities
      Tirthankar Moksha Sthala – 24 picture postcards

    North Karnataka’s Jain Heritage Exploration Journey

    • A journey through the Jain Heritage sites in Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, Lakkundi, Koppal, Hampi, and Anegundi
    • Organized by the Department of Jainology, Madras University, Chennai, in April 2023
    • Nitin was a resource person in this explorative journey

    Field expedition in pursuit of Jain Heritage

    • Visited 69 remarkable Jain sites spread across three different Indian states
    • Karnataka – Mandya (1 site), Hassan (2 sites), Mysuru (10 sites), Bellary (2 sites) Koppala (1 site), Bagalkote (3 sites), Bellary (2 sites), Shivamogga (2 sites), Chamarajanagar (10 sites) and Kodagu (20 plus sites) districts
    • Tamil Nadu – 3 sites near Madurai (Samanarmalai & Thiruparankundram), visited Melakidharam, Kalagumalai, & Chitral
    • Kerala – Explored Wayanad region and visited 12 awe-inspiring Jain sites

    Documentary on Nitin’s Jain Heritage Journey

    • Wipro Ltd., as part of its ‘Ambitions Realized’ brand campaign, produced a
      documentary about Nitin HP’s Jain heritage Journey
    • Nitin is one among the only 3 Wiproites 258,000 employees from 66
      countries worldwide featured on the documentary series
    • This is the 1st ever Jain documentary produced by a corporate enterprise

    Revitalization of Makodu Jain Temple

    • In October 2013, team JHC visited the ancient Sri Parshwanath Swamy  temple, Makodu, Periyapatna Taluk, Mysuru District, Karnataka
    • Team JHC motivated the Jain community to venture towards its renovation
    • Guidance – His Hoiness SwastiSri Bhuvanakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji, Kanakagiri Jain Math; Dr. D.Veerendra Hegadeji of Dharmasthala and  Sri N Prasanna Kumar of Mysuru
    • The renovation work was undertaken and successfully completed
    • PanchaKalyana Mahotsava scheduled on the 27th and 28th May 2023
    • Nitin H P from JHC published two unknown Jain inscriptions from this temple that helped trace its origins back to the 12th century

    Meeting with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

    • Team JHC engaged in meetings & discussions with ASI officials, New Delhi
    • The discussions revolved around diverse topics including Jain History,  Heritage, Epigraphy, and the Conservation of Jain Monuments

    This would not have been possible without your support
    We Wholeheartedly Thank You all for the kind support! There is still a long way to go…..

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