Janakal

Heritage Centre Type : Tirtha Kshetra Temple Name : Sahasraphani 1008 Sri Neminath Swamy Digambar Jain Temple Temple Type : Digambar Temple Main Deity : Lord Neminath Trithankar Temple Details: This temple has the idol of Lord Neminath Tirthankar as the main deity. The idol of Goddess Padmavati over here is said to be miraculous. Location: […]

The temple ruins are located at Punchavayal, near Panamaram, in Kerala's Wayanad district.

Old Jain shrine in Wayanad in ruins due to ASI apathy

– Article & Photos Courtesy: Anjana Menon, Manorama Online A Jain Temple likely constructed between the 12th and 13th centuries during the Hoysala reign in present-day Karnataka region is now in ruins, unprotected and abandoned though ironically a signboard of Archeological Survey of India (ASI) stands at the entrance declaring it to be a protected monument and legal action […]

The steps leading to Mandaragiri Hill

Mandaragiri’s Jain Heritage Rediscovered

– Nitin H.P. You go in search of something, but you stumble upon completely different. It is much more prevalent in history and leads to a different set of discoveries. Here is one such instance of the research conducted by Dr. D.V.Paramashiva Murthy (a professor at Tumkur University, Tumkur) and his team at Mandaragiri, a […]

Kargudri

How to Reach – Kargudri is situated in the Haveri district and good bus facilities are available from Hubli, Dharwad and Haveri. Main Deity – About 2 feet high Black coloured idol of bhagwan Sri Parshwanatha in the Padmasana posture. Temple History – This temple being recently renovated has the black coloured idol of Bhagwan […]

Akkialur

How to Reach – Akkialur is situated in the Dharwad district and good bus facilities are available from Hubli and Dharwad. Main Deity – About 2 feet high Black coloured idol of bhagwan Sri Parshwanatha in the Padmasana posture. Temple History – This temple being recently renovated has the black coloured idol of Bhagwan Sri Parshwanatha […]

Holenarasipura

History – The Neminatha temple at Holenarasipura is very ancient and was constructed in the year 915 A.D. by Sri Chavundaraya the person who is popularly known for the installation of the idol of Lord Bahubali at Shravanabelagola. The main highlight of this temple is that we can find the idol of “Gulkayajji” here, i.e. […]

Hongere

History – This temple is said to belong to the Hoysala’s period and was constructed during the 12th century AD.  Along with the idol of Bhagawan Mahavira we can find the idols of Goddess Padmavathi, choubis and many small metal idols. How to Reach – Hongere is a small village situated in the H?ssan District. It […]

Jinanathapura / Jinnathapura

Jinathanathapura / Jinnathapura is situated at a distance of two Kms from Shravanabelagola. It is found behind the Chandaragiri hillock at Shravanabelagola and one can gain access to it by receding the Chandragiri hillock from its rear side or on foot through a walk way behind the Akkana Basadi. There is also an alternative route […]

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