Villagers mistake Jain Tirthankara in Karur for Murugan

Villagers mistake Jain Tirthankara in Karur for Murugan

  Chennai (Tamil Nadu), 30th August 2018: A team of Jain scholars and heritage enthusiasts recently came upon a bas relief carved out of a rock hill in a village in Karur resembling Adinatha (Rishabha), the first Tirthankara of Jains. They also found locals were worshipping the structure as ‘mottai andavar’ (Lord Murugan). “The head […]

Devotees worship the idol with flowers; final touches being given to the idol made of five metals

Devotees donate to build 7-feet idol of Jain Tirthankara

Nashik (Maharashtra), February 20, 2017: Nearly 2,000 devouts have donated money, gold, and silver, which were used to create a 7-feet idol of Adinath Bhagwan, widely followed by the Jain community as the first Tirthankar or a spiritual savior. The idol, designed and sculpted by Jabalpur-based metal sculpture artist Jagdish Parihar, is now getting final touches […]

Sri Adinath Digambar Jain Temple at Valathi

Valathi

Heritage Centre Type : Tirtha Kshetra Temple Name : Sri Adinath Digambar Jain Temple Main Deity : About 3 feet high black coloured idol of Lord Adinath in padmasana. Temple History : Valathi/Valathy houses an ancient Digambar Jain temple dedicated to the 1st Tirthankar of Jainism Lord Adinath. It is called as Sri Adinath Digambar Jain Temple […]

The Headless Adinath idol is Runda Bhyrava at Aisoor

The Headless Adinath idol is ‘Runda Bhyrava’ at Aisoor

– Article by Nitin H P The headless ruined Adinath idol at Aisoor/Aisuru a remote village in Siddapur taluk of Uttara Kannada (Karwar) district of Karnataka is called as Runda Bhyrava by the locals. Based on the information received from some locals at Bilgi about existence of Jain antiques we started our journey towards Aisoor. […]

Panchakalyana Pratishta Mahotsava at Kabanura

Kabanura (Ichalkaranji Taluk, Kolhapur District, Maharashtra), February 6, 2013: The panchakalyana pratishta mahotsava of Lord Adinath at Kabanur will be held from February 12-14, 2013 under the guidance of Acharya 108 Sri Sunilsagarji Maharaj. His Holiness Swasti Sri Dhavalakerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Arihantagiri Jain Mutt & His Holiness Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Moodabidri […]

Panchakalyana Pratishta Mahotsava at Tadasa

Tadasa (Shiggaon Taluk, Haveri District, Karnataka), February 6, 2013: The panchakalyana pratishta mahotsava of Lord Sri Adinath & the Chaturmukha idol to be installed in the 31 feet red coloured manastambha will be held from February 12-16, 2013 under the guidance of Muni 108 Sri Punyasagar Maharaj. His Holiness Swasti Sri Jinasena Bhattaraka Swamiji of […]

Gubbi

History – The construction work of the Jain temple here was completed on 5th April 1934. Along with the idols of Bhagawan Adinatha we can also find the idols of Bhagawan Bahubali and Brahma Yaksha. The idol of Bhagawan Bahubali is very attractive. How to Reach – Gubbi is situated in the Tumkur district and […]

Moodabidri

Moodabidri (also Mudbidri), is occasionally referred to as the Jaina Kashi of South India. In all we can find 18 Jain temples at Moodabidri. With most of these temples being situated near the Jain Matha. This matha has Sri Charukeerthy Bhattarakha Swami as the chief pontiff.It has an information office for pilgrims and tourists, a […]

Venoor

History – Venoor / Venur is a historical place, many relics of the past are found here. It was the capital of the Ajila kings. The Bahubali statue standing on a pair of lotus found here was installed by Thimmanna Ajila in 1604 AD. Eight Jain temples can be found here among them the Shanthinatha temple […]

Sirangapattana

History – Srirangapatna holds a unique place in the history of Karnataka and the history of Indian Independence. It was a administered in h name of Vijayanagara sovereigns by a viceroy known as Sri Rangaraya, when the imperial capital was at Chandragiri. In 1610 when Raja Wodeyar of Mysore took pocession of Srirangapatna, it was the […]

Kambadahalli

Kambadahalli is a village located at a distance of 18 Kms from Shravanabelagola, 16 Kms from the taluk centre Nagamangala and around 2 kms from the village Bindiganavile. Though located at a certain distance away from Bindiganavile Kambadahalli was considered as a part of it administratively. This place occupies a unique place in the list […]

Adaragunchi

History – Adaragunchi a village near Hubli is also called as ‘Adhyara Kunja’ in the history.These two words mean a group of deciple of Shri Adinatha and also denotes their place of dwelling.The idol of Adinatha is being woshiped with high reverence and devetion by the civilians of the village as ‘Doddappa’.Many fairy tales have been […]

Kathgola

How to Reach – This place is 4 kms from Ziagunj and good transport facilities are available. Heritage Centre Map View Larger Map Temple Name – Sri Adinatha Jain Temple. Temple Type – Digambar Temple. Main Deity – A white coloured idol of Bhagwan Adinatha in the Padmasana posture. Temple History – This temple is […]

Ranila

History – An idol of Bhagwan Adinatha with other 23 Tirthankars carved on it was found during the land excavation process at this place on 18-10-1991. An idol of Goddess  Chakreshwari Devi is also found here. The Tirth is under development under Sri Adinath Digambar Jain Tirth Kshetra committee. Heritage Centre Type – Atishaya Kshetra […]