Nellikar, Vestiges of a bygone era

– Article by Prasad Shenoy, (Translated by Anitha Pailoor), Deccan Herald Nellikar, a small hamlet set in the serene surroundings of Western Ghats is a window to the Jain tradition that dominated considerable part of coastal region of undivided Dakshina Kannada five centuries ago. Nellikar was earlier known as ‘Amalakapura’. Amalaka is the Sanskrit name […]


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 […]


History – The temple of Guttebrahmadeva was constructed around A.D. 1790. We can find only 10 Jain falimies reciding here. The idol of Brahmadeva is very attractive and every year annual pooja take place. How to Reach – Gundlahalli is situated in the Nymagondlu hobli of Gowribidanur taluk in Kolar district. It has good transport facilities […]

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