Bastimakki’s Grants Inscription – Dana Shasana

– Nitin H.P. Executive Director www.jainheritagecentres.com Highlights A Grants Inscription – also called as Dana Shasana. Mentions about Jain rituals, services  & festivals that were performed during that period  – Hâlu-dhâre – anointing an idol by milk, Ashtàhnihâ, Jïvadayâshtami, Srïpanchami. Provides information about Suparshwanath temple’s construction and 4 grants made to the temple. Inscription belongs to […]

Marasimhas - Inscription at Shravanabelagola

Marasimha’s Inscription at Shravanabelagola

– Nitin H.P. (HPN@JHC), Executive Director, www.jainheritagecentres.com Uniqueness – A Sallekhana Memorial – also called as a Nishadi. An example for a Kamba Nishadhi – Pillar Nishadi of a  King attaining Samadhi through Sallekhana. This is the 1st instance of a Nishadi inscribed on a Brahma stambha. Gives a detailed account of the king’s valour, […]

Renovation of Sri Parshwanath Jain Temple at Makodu

Download high res posters in Kannada & English for distribution and putting up in temples The Parshwanath Swamy Digambar Jain temple at Makodu, a silent village in the Periyapatna taluk of Mysuru district is in a very dilapidated condition and demands immediate attention of the community. The preparations are under way for the renovation of […]

Newly Found 12th Century - Sallekhana Memorial is Karmadevaru for Locals

Newly Found “Sallekhana” Memorial is “KarmaDevaru” for Locals

– Photos & Article by Ravikumar K. Navalagunda, Harihara (Translated to English by Nitin H.P.) A Nishadi stone of 12th century has been discovered in the premises of Karmadevara Gudi at Kunchuru village in Hirekerur taluk of Haveri district in Karnataka. It has been found in the midst of shrubs in an open field at […]

Kanakagiri

Kanakagiri, situated about 53 Kms away from Mysore, bears a very ancient history in the map of India in general and Karnataka in particular. It is described in the ancient works as Hemanga Desha and to where Bhagawan Sri Mahavira visited the place in his sojourn or Sri Vihara in South India. The samavasarana is […]

Gokak

History – Gokak has a world famous waterfall known as Gokak Falls, it is popularly called as the Niagara of Karnataka. During the British rule in India, the Forbes Spinning Mill (now owned by Gokak Textiles Limited of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group) was started here, and is functional to this day, providing jobs for thousands of […]

Yalekytanahalli

History – Yalekyatanahalli (also spelled as Yale Kyatanahalli) is a small village situated in the Nelamangala taluk of Bangalore rural district. It once had a sizable Jain population with around 50 to 60 families. With the advent of urbanisation many people migrated to the near by district centres of Tumkur and Bangalore. Hence we can just […]

Bhandari Basadi

It is the largest temple seen in the town at Shravanabelagola and is built at different stages in different times. It measures 266 feet X 78 Feet. It bears Garbagriha, Antarala, Sabhamantapa and Mukha Mantapa constructed in simple architectural style. There is a long row of 24 prophets of 3 feet height in Kadgasana filling […]

Kalyani

On the way to Indragiri hill at Shravanabelagola from the vidyananda Yatri Nivas, the first structure that meets the eye of the visitor is the beautiful pond or Kalyani. This is a large beautiful pond situated at the centre of the town. It has steps on all sides and surrounded by a wall with gates surmounted by […]

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