Manastambha at Karkala, Udupi District, Karnataka.

Altruism speaks from the grand pavilions

– Article & Images Courtesy: Ashwini Jain, Deccan Herald Ancient architecture never fails to awe us when it comes to finding essence and meaning behind physical constructions. While most heritage sites in India stand an evidence to that, a few unsung establishments in coastal Karnataka embody that spirit. These establishments are nothing more than pillars […]

Grandeur in simplicity

– Ashwini Jain (Article Courtesy: Deccan Herald) From atop the Bahubali hill at Karkala, the town unfolds like a masterpiece of an artist. Amidst nature, households, roads and structures; the Chaturmukha Basadi steals the limelight. The four-faceted Jain temple is situated at the centre of Karkala and gives an illusion that the entire town is […]


Abbana Bettu Basadi, Mudaru –  an ancient Digambar Jain temple located in Karakala taluk, of Udupi district, Karnataka. Main Deity – About 3 feet high idol of Lord Parshwanath in padmasana. History – This is a Digambar Jain temple about 250 years old and has been worship by Sri Mrutyunjaya Indra at present. Earlier his ancestors had […]

Jain Dharm wins hearts through sacrifices

Karkala (Udupi District, Karnataka), June 19, 2015: Charukirti Shri Bhattaraka Swamiji of Moodbidri Jain Matt said that Jain Dharm wins hearts through sacrifices. He inaugurated Dwarband ceremony of new Jinabasadi in Hosmar taluk. He said that Jain culture treats all religion with love, affection and non violence. The sharavaka’s of nativity have done great job […]

Bahubali Idol - Karkala

Karkala Bahubali Mahamasthakabhisheka – Jain Heritage Centres Launches an Exclusive Event Microsite

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 10, 2015: Mahamasthakabhisheka, the head anointing ceremony of the 41.5 feet high idol of ‘Lord Bahubali’ at Bahubali betta in Karkala will he held from January 21-31, 2015. With an intention of providing all the latest updated information to the devotees, pilgrims, tourists and netizens Jain Heritage Centres (JHC – has launched an […]

Moily Unveils Translated Holy Books of Jainism

Karkala (Udupi District, Karnataka), Feb 9: Seven volumes of translated holy books relating to Jainism were dedicated to the world by union minister for corporate affairs, Dr M Veerappa Moily, on Wednesday February 8 at a function organized at Nallur near here. Delivering benedictory address on the occasion, Charukeerti Bhattarama Mahaswamiji of Shravana Belagola, paid […]

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