Ancient Jaina Nishadhi & rare ruined Chaturmukha Idol found at Kunchuru, Haveri District, Karnataka

Ancient Jaina Nishadi & Rare Ruined Chaturmukha Tirthankar Idol Discovered at Kunchuru

Kunchuru (Hirekerur Taluk, Haveri District, Karnataka), November 24, 2013: An ancient Jaina Nishadi (memorial stone) and a rare ruined Chaturmukha idol has been discovered at Kunchuru village besides the Terina Mane (chariot house) in an open air in the Hirekerur taluk of Haveri district in Karnataka by Ravikumar K. Navalagunda a lecturer in Kannada at […]


Navaratri & Vijayadashami Utsava at Gerusoppe

Gerusoppe (Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka), October 1, 2013: On the occasion of Navarathri & Vijayadashami special poojas and other related religious celebrations have been organised at the ancient Jain Heritage Centre Gerusoppe from October 5-14, 2013 in accordance to the Jain tradition that has been followed over the centuries. The pooja will be performed as […]

13th Century Chaturmukha idol found at Halingali

Halingali (Jamakhandi Taluk, Bagalkot District, Karnataka), June 4, 2013: An ancient chaturmukha Tirthankara Jain idol has found in a cave on a hillock at Halingali. The idol was recovered at around 2.25 am when renovation work was in progress at one of the caves. Features of the idol: It is a chaturmukha idol made of […]


History – We can find a ruined Jain temple here with its walls being made out of mud. The temple at present is in a mutilated state. We can the find the idols of Sri Parshwanatha, Sri Chandranatha, Chaturmukha Tirthankara and the metal idols of Choubis and Godess Padmavathi. How to Reach – This place […]

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