Mysore

History of Mysore – Mysore city is situated in below the Chamundi hills. Sri Chamundeshwari acclaimed as Mahishasura Mardini is the preciding diety of the place. Mysore looks evergreen due to the Chamundi hills. Mysore has a long history the kings who ruled Mysore were Gangas of Talakad from 4th to 10th century. It was […]

Mangalore

History – Mangalore / Mangaluru is a famous port city of Karnataka. There are 2 Jain temples at Mangalore and are found along the Bibi Allabhi Road. Digambar Jain Temple – Has the idol of Lord Shanthinath as the main deity. Swethambar Moorthipujak Jain Temple – Has the idol of Lord Vasupujya as the main deity. How to […]

Dharmasthala

History – Dharmasthala also called as ‘Kuduma’ in the early pages is an important and famous place of pilgrimage in Karnataka. It is situated near the river Nethravathi. The place has picturesque sourroundings. It is a centre for Jaina, Shaiva and also Vaishnava religious culture. There is situated the Chandranatha Basadi the place of worship and […]

Dadaga

History – This temple of Bhagawan Shanthinatha was constructed in the year 1940. This temple is being completely built of stone. How to Reach – Dadaga is situated in the Nagamangala taluk of Mandya district and has good transport facilities from Nagamangala and Mandya. Main Deity – Black coloured idol of Bhagawan Shanthinatha in the kayotsarga […]

Bellur

History – The temple here is said to have been constructed in the year A.D.1650. It is said that this temple has been constructed by a person named Hulikallu Sakkare Shetty under the guidance of Lakshmisena Bhattarakha Maharaj in the land given by Devaraja Wodeyar of Mysore. An inscription of the year A.D. 1666 found in […]

Mandya

History – Mandya is called as the sugar city of Karnataka. It has very good transport facilities connecting the various parts of the state. The Jain temple here consists of the idol of Bhagwan Ananthanatha Swamy in the Kayotsarga posture. Along with the idol of Bhagwan Ananthanatha we can also find the idol of Godess […]

Basadihosakote-Bastihalli

History – The idol of Bahubali was erected by a person named Punasimiah who was a general of the Hoysala king Vishnuvardhana. Many Hoysala inscriptions of the year 1147 A.D. reveals this fact. Along with this we can also find an artistic temple of Bhagwan Parshwanatha of the Hoysala period which is in a mutilated […]

Kalkandur

History – Kalkandur is a small hamlet situated in the Somavarapet taluk of Coorg district. The temple of Bhagawan Parshwanath here is said to have been was constructed in the year A.D. 1380. Later the renovation works were under taken in the year 1975 and 2001. The pratishta mahotsav of the renovated temple was conducted […]

Koppala

History – Koppala is situated on the left banks of Hirehalla a tributory of the Tunga-Bhadra river. It was also called Kopana Nagara in the ancient time. It was the centre of Jaina and Veerashaiva religion and culture. The Gavimutha is an old and noted Veerashaiva Muth. It is connected with a saint called Gavisiddeshwara. […]

Manchenahalli

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 […]

Kurudi

History – Along with the idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha we can also find the idol of Yaksha Sri Brahmadeva. There are only five Jain houses at this place. How to Reach – Kurudi is located in the Gowribidanur taluk of Kolar district. the bus facilities are available to this place from Gowribidanur. Main Deity – Stone idol […]

Kadabur

History – The temple of Bhagawan Ananathanatha is very ancient and was constructed around A.D. 1800. The 10 acres of land that is affiliated to the temple is a man source of income to this temple. How to Reach – Kadabur is situated in the Gowribidanua taluk of Kolardistrict and has got good bus facilities from […]

Gundlahalli

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 […]

Sheelavanthasomapura

History – We can find a mutilated temple at this place. This temple has the idol of Bhagwan Vardhamana Mahaveera in the Padmasana posture as the main deity. We can also find the idols of Chaturvishanthi Tirthankaras and Chaturmukha. How to Reach – This place being situated in the Haveri district has good transport facilities from […]

Kunnur

Temple Name – Sri Shanthinath Swamy Digambar Jain Temple. Main Deity – White colored idol of bhagwan Sri Shanthinatha. Temple History – This temple was being constructed in the 1950’s. This temple has the idol of Sri Shanthinatha as the main deity. We can the rare idol of the Panchparameshti here. Along with this we can […]

Dundasi

Temple Name – Sri Shanthinath Swamy Digambar Jain Temple. Main Deity – White colored idol of bhagwan Sri Shanthinatha. Temple History – This temple was being constructed in the 1950’s. This temple has the idol of Sri Shanthinatha as the main deity. We can the rare idol of the Panchparameshti here. Along with this we can […]

Bankapura

History – Though there is no Jain temple at present, this place has historical importance for Jain religion as the famous Adipuran by Shri Gunbhadraacharaya, a disciple of Acharaya Jinsena, was composed here. this place derives its name Bankapur after the name of Jain king Bankerayas. the jain temples were converted into masjid by the invaders. […]

Bekka

On moving further ahead by 2 Kms from Bastihalli is found Bekka, a hamlet situated at a distance of 7 kms from Shravanabelagola. The temple here is around 1200 years old. It has a mukhamantapa, navaranga, antarala and a garbagriha. The door leading towards the garbagriha is flanked by dwarapalakas on either side. The garbagriha […]

Adaguru

History – The temple here was constructed during the 12th century period by the Hoysala’s. The temple has a spacious navaranga and the garbagriha. The idol of Sahasrakuta (1008) Tirthankara’s which is a very unique of its kind has been consecrated in the navaranga along with many small Jain idols. The white coloured marble idol of […]

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