Aratipura – Aretippur Bahubali Swamy Mahamastakabhisheka on 3rd December 2017

Aratipura / Aretippur (Mandya District, Karnataka), November 25, 2017: The Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava of Lord Bahubali at Aratipura will be held on 3rd December 2017. The event has been organised under the Holy Guidance of His Holiness SwastiSri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji, Shravanabelagola. Vichara Patta Kshullakha Sri Siddanthakeerthi Swamiji, Aretippur will be present and lead the proceedings. Programme […]

Doorway to Jaina history

-Article by: T.S. Subramanian Photos by : K. Bhagyaprakash At Artipura / Aretippur in Karnataka the ASI unearths a Jaina centre that flourished during the time of the Gangas and the Hoysalas. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN It is hard not to relish the sights along the way to Kanakagiri, a granite hillock at Artipura village in […]

Bahubali of Artipura

-Article by: T.S. Subramanian Photo by : K. Bhagyaprakash Less than a kilometre from the Kanakagiri hillock at Artipura is a steep hill called Savanappana Gudda. On top of it stands a 10-foot-tall monolithic sculpture of Gomatesvara. While the imposing 57-foot (17.37-metre) monolithic statue of Gomatesvara, or Prince Bahubali, at Sravanabelagola in Karnataka is world […]

800 year old Jain Isncription Discovered at Aratipura, close to Mandya

800 Year Old Jain Inscription Discovered at Aratipura – Close to Mandya

Aratipura (Mandya District, Karnataka), November 1, 2015: In an ongoing scientific clearance (exposing remnants with historical significance) at the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) protected site near Mandya, an inscription dating back to the 10th-12th centuries AD and tracing its roots to the Hoysala regime has been found, which will be a clincher for researchers […]

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