Jain Idols at State Archaeology Museum, Hassan, Karnataka, India

Hassan – State Archaeology Museum

Jain idols housed at the State Archaeology Museum, Hassan, Karnataka, India. -Photos by Nitin H.P. (HPN@JHC), Bengaluru The Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage since its inception in 1885 has been involved in conservation and restoration of antiques, artifacts and monuments. As a part of its activities, the department has established museum all over the […]

Ancient Jain Inscriptions, Idols & Antiques Found at Sulugodu

Ancient Jain Inscriptions, Idols & Antiques Found at Sulugodu

Sulugodu (Arakalgudu Taluk, Hassan District, Karnataka), April 7, 2015: Ancient Jain inscription, Jain idols and several other ancient antiques have been found in Sulugodu village of Arakalagudu taluk in Hassan district of Karnataka. The idols were discovered in the open fields of the village near Nandi temple. These were discovered while the field was being […]

Angadi Theft - January 31, 2014

Ancient Jain idols stolen from Basadis in Karnataka

Angadi (Mudigere Taluk, Chikmagalur District, Karnataka), January 31, 2014: Four ancient Jain idols were stolen from the twin Jain temples at Angadi village on Friday January 31, 2014. The black-stone statues of Jain thirthankaras Mahaveera, Neminatha, Adinatha and Mallinatha have been stolen from the temples built by the Hoysala dynasty which was called as Sosevur, […]

Protest rally at Hassan condemns Girnar incident

Hassan (Karnataka), January 4, 2013: A protest march had been organised at Hassan on Friday, January 4, 2013 condeming the attack on Muni 108 Sri Prabhalsagarji Maharaj at Girnar. A silent march started at sharp 11.00 am from Dodda Basadi and passed through Mahavira circle, old bus stand and reached the district collectors office. In […]

Protest at Hassan against Girnar incident

Hassan (Karnataka), Jaunary 2, 2013: A protest march has been organised at Hassan on Friday, January 4, 2013 condeming the attack on Muni 108 Sri Prabhalsagarji Maharaj at Girnar. The president of the samaj Sri M.Ajith Kumar has called upon the people to participate actively in the protest march. A silent march will start at […]

Humcha Bhattarakha’s Mangala Pravesha to Hassan

Hassan (Karnataka), December 9, 2012: His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Humcha will be visiting Hassan for the first time after being consecrated as the Bhattarakha of Humcha on Sunday December 23, 2012. Preperations are on for this Mangala Pravesha programme. His Holiness Swamiji will be invited at Sri Mahavira Circle and this […]