12th Century’s Ardha Sahasrakuta Jain idol found at Belagavi

An Ardha Sahasrakuta Jain idol along with inscription belonging to 12th century has been found at Belagavi/Belagaum on 12th February 2020. It was found while digging the compound walls of North West Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) depot No. 2. The idol has now been shifted to the premises of Kamala Basadi with in […]

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 […]

Gokak

History – Gokak has a world famous waterfall known as Gokak Falls, it is popularly called as the Niagara of Karnataka. During the British rule in India, the Forbes Spinning Mill (now owned by Gokak Textiles Limited of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group) was started here, and is functional to this day, providing jobs for thousands of […]

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