Kuchhangi

Main Deity – Black coloured stone idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha in the kayotsarga posture. History – The temple is very ancient and was constructed in the year A.D. 1180. The earlier temple was in a mutilated state, hence it was demolished and reconstructed with the renovation works completed on 5th February 1968. Guidance – Kuchhangi / […]

Mudaru

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 […]

Ancient Parshwanath Tirthankar idol found at Kanakagiri

An ancient idol of 23rd Jain Tirthankar Lord Parshwanath has been found at Kanakagiri in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, India. Kanakagiri (Chamarajanagar District, Karnataka), September 8, 2017: An ancient idol of Lord Parshwanath Tirthankar has been found in the middle of a field at a distance of 1 Km from Jain Siddha Kshetra Kanakagiri. The […]

Sringeri

Main Deity – About 2 feet high stone idol of Lord Parshwanath in Kayotsarga posture. History – Sri Parshwanath Basadi (Digambar Jain Temple) is situated in the heart of Sringeri Town. This basadi was built in the memory of Mari Setty whose origin goes to one Vijayanagara Shanthi Shetty of Nidugodu village near Belur. The date […]

Keladi – Archaeology Museum

Jain idols & Inscriptions housed at the Archaeology Museum, Keladi, Sagar Taluk, Shimoga District, Karnataka, India. -Photos by Nitin H.P. (HPN@JHC), Bengaluru The Archaeology Museum at Keladi houses a couple of ruined Tirthankar idols in Padmasana (sitting posture), a Brahma Yaksha idol and few  Sallekhana Memorial inscriptions called as Nishadis. The founder of the museum is Keladi Gunda […]

Kallubasti

A ruined ancient Digambar Jain temple of 11th Century A.D. in Chikamagalur District, Karnataka, India. Located in the midst of Western Ghats. – Article, Photos, Video & Video Editing  – Nitin H.P., Bengaluru Karnataka has always been a hotbed of Jainism. We can find historical references about the presence of Jainism in Karnataka since 2nd century […]

Idol of Lord Bahubali at Venur

Rendezvous With Karnataka’s Jaina Trail

The more I see, the more I’m fascinated with temple architecture in India. This urge has been fuelled manifold since our taking up residence in Bengaluru a few years ago. For Karnataka is strewn with monuments that are as varied in their construction style and ornamentation as the dynasties that gave birth to them. One […]

Jain Route No. – KA-0007

Bangalore – Mandya – Srirangapatna – Mysore – Gommatagiri – Krishnarajasagar (Brindavan Garden-KRS) – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Kunigal – Sri Parshwa Labdhi Dhama – Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0007 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM in a larger map For Travel Enquires / Vehicles in Karnataka with trips starting from Bangalore / Mysore / Shravanabelagola please […]

Route No. – KA-0001

Bangalore – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0001 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM in a larger map For Travel Enquires / Vehicles in Karnataka with trips starting from Bangalore / Mysore / Shravanabelagola please contact Jain Heritage Tours and Travels at info@jainheritagecentres.com or H.P.Nitin +91 – 9880818869. You can also reach out to us for […]

Route No. – KA-0002

Bangalore – Parshwa Labdi – Kunigal – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0002 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES. in a larger map For Travel Enquires / Vehicles in Karnataka with trips starting from Bangalore / Mysore / Shravanabelagola please contact Jain Heritage Tours and Travels at info@jainheritagecentres.com or H.P.Nitin +91 – 9880818869. You can also […]

Route No. – KA-0003

Bangalore – Parshwa Labdi – Kunigal – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Hosaholalu – Murukanahalli -Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0003 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM in a larger map For Travel Enquires / Vehicles in Karnataka with trips starting from Bangalore / Mysore / Shravanabelagola please contact Jain Heritage Tours and Travels at info@jainheritagecentres.com or H.P.Nitin +91 – 9880818869. […]

Route No. – KA-0004

Bangalore – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Hassan – Belur – Halebidu – Hassan – Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0004 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM in a larger map For Travel Enquires / Vehicles in Karnataka with trips starting from Bangalore / Mysore / Shravanabelagola please contact Jain Heritage Tours and Travels at info@jainheritagecentres.com or H.P.Nitin +91 – 9880818869. […]

Route No. – KA-0005

Bangalore – Parshwa Labdi – Kunigal – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Shanthigrama – Hassan – Belur – Halebidu – Adguru – Hassan – Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0005 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM in a larger map For Travel Enquires / Vehicles in Karnataka with trips starting from Bangalore / Mysore / Shravanabelagola please contact Jain […]

Route No. – KA-0006

Bangalore – Parshwa Labdi – Kunigal – Shravanabelagola – Kambadahalli – Shanthigrama – Hongere – Marakuli – Hassan – Adguru – Halebidu – Belur – Arasikere – Nittur – Gubbli – Tumkur – Mandaragiri – Yalekyatanahalli – Sitakal – Bangalore. View Jain Route No. – KA-0006 – WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM in a larger map For Travel Enquires […]

Shravanabelagola's - Siddhara Gundu and its heritage

Shravanabelagola’s Siddhara Gundu and its Heritage

– Article & photos by Nitin H.P. A rock boulder located besides Akhanda Bagilu on Indragiri Hillock, Shravanabelagola, Hassan District, Karnataka, India. Has 8 inscriptions – related to carvings on the hillock, Sallekhana memorials, visit of devotees & construction of a water reservoir. Seven Sallekhana memorials with & without inscriptions. Carvings of Jinas and a group […]