Navada

Main Deity – About 2 feet high marble idol of Lord Chandraprabhu in padmasana posture. History – Nawada is a part of the famous ancient Magadh division of south Bihar. The origin of the name Nawada is believed to be derived from the old persian name Nau-abadah , which means “new town” which was earlier known […]

Asuriya – Samavasarana Tirth

History : Bharuch region happens to be the place of Samavasarana (Samavasarana Bhoomi) of Lord Ajithanath, Chandraprabhu and Munisuvratanath Tirthankars. This Tirth has been set up in memory of this. Heritage Centre Type : Tirtha Kshetra How to Reach : The tirth is located near Asuriya village besides the national highway 8 (NH8) while travelling from […]

Idol of Lord Chandraprabha installed in the premises of taluk office at H.D.Kote, Mysore District, Karnataka, India.

Lord Chandraprabha in the Midst of Common Man

– Article & Photos by Nitin H P Here is a live example of how Jainism can be taken to the common man and propagated effectively.   Idol of Lord Chandraprabha installed in the premises of taluk office at H.D.Kote, Mysore District, Karnataka, India. When Jain idols are found during the digging of some foundation […]

Kelasuru

Kelasuru – Its History, Acharya Veerasena & Leppa Jain Idols

– Article by Nitin H P (Mapping by – Brahmananda Chipre) Kelasuru (Kelasur), a remote village in the Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagar district holds a very unique place in Jainism with a prolonged history of 1300 years, it is associated with the renowned Jaina Acahrya Veeraseena and known for its unique Leppa idols. In the […]

Panchakalyana Mahotsava at Takkoda Shanthinagar

Takkoda Shanthinagar (Jamakhandi Taluk, Bagalkot District, Karnataka), February 6, 2013: The panchakalyana pratishta mahotsava at Sri Chandraprabha Swamy Digambar Jain temple to the idol of Lord Sri Shanthinath to be installed in the pinnacle (Shikhara) & Chaturmukha idol to be installed in the manastambha will be held from February 11-15, 2013 under the guidance of […]