Bahubali Chakraratna

Lord Bahubali’s Distorted Image Irks Jains

The distorted depiction of Lord Bahubali (one of the much acclaimed and worshipped Jain deity) in a Kannada drama has annoyed the Jains and other patrons of the religion in Karnataka. Bangalore (Karnataka), August 12, 2013: A recent production staged by ‘Rupantara’, the renowned drama troupe in Bangalore has inflicted the Jains and other patrons […]

Lord Bahubali’s Masthakabhisheka-Yalekyatanahalli

Yalekyatanahalli (Nelamangala Taluk, Bangalore Rural District, Karnataka), March 1, 2012: The 14th annual Masthakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali and the 32nd annual pooja mahotsava of Brahma Yaksha situated on the Brahmagiri hillock will be held under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhuvanakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of the Kanakagiri Jain Mutt on 18th March 2012. Programme […]

Coastal dist is home to Bahubalis

The districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi are synonymous with Bahubalis. For there exist three towering monolithic statues of Lord Bahubali in Karkala, Venur, and Dharmasthala of the five over 20-feet tall monolithic statues of Lord Bahubali in the state. Among the three in the coastal districts, the Karkala Gomateshwara is the tallest at 42 […]

Coastal dist is home to Bahubalis

The districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi are synonymous with Bahubalis. For there exist three towering monolithic statues of Lord Bahubali in Karkala, Venur, and Dharmasthala of the five over 20-feet tall monolithic statues of Lord Bahubali in the state. Among the three in the coastal districts, the Karkala Gomateshwara is the tallest at 42 […]

Venur-History, Ajilas & Mahamasthakabhisheka 2012

While the count down for the mega event begins, here is a detailed, descriptive article on Venur – its history, the Ajilas, Mahamasthakabhisheka, the detailed programme schedule with an illustrious photo gallery & map. Karnaraka occupies a unique place in the history of Jainism and is popularly called as the Land of Bahubali Statues. This […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dharmasthala

History – Dharmasthala also called as ‘Kuduma’ in the early pages is an important and famous place of pilgrimage in Karnataka. It is situated near the river Nethravathi. The place has picturesque sourroundings. It is a centre for Jaina, Shaiva and also Vaishnava religious culture. There is situated the Chandranatha Basadi the place of worship and […]

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 […]

Basadihosakote-Bastihalli

History – The idol of Bahubali was erected by a person named Punasimiah who was a general of the Hoysala king Vishnuvardhana. Many Hoysala inscriptions of the year 1147 A.D. reveals this fact. Along with this we can also find an artistic temple of Bhagwan Parshwanatha of the Hoysala period which is in a mutilated […]

Manchenahalli

History – The idol of Brahmadeva sitting on a horse found here at Sri Kodi Brahmadeva temple is said to have been formed by itself. It is a very unique of its kind and is also one of the biggest statues (around 6 feet) of Brahma Yaksha found in the world. Devotees mainly from Bangalore district […]

Yalekytanahalli

History – Yalekyatanahalli (also spelled as Yale Kyatanahalli) is a small village situated in the Nelamangala taluk of Bangalore rural district. It once had a sizable Jain population with around 50 to 60 families. With the advent of urbanisation many people migrated to the near by district centres of Tumkur and Bangalore. Hence we can just […]

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