10th century Mahavir idol found near Vollore

10th Century Mahavira idol found near Vellore

Vellore (Tamil Nadu), April 29, 2017: A stone sculpture of Mahavira dating back to the 10th century was found on an agricultural land at Thuraiperumbakkam near Kaveripakkam on Saturday. Officials said that the sculpture was found on the land when an earthmover was removing “seemai karuvelam” trees. Revenue officials were informed and the sculpture was taken […]

Mahavir Jayanthi - 2017 Celebrations at Dimapur, Nagaland.

Jain community observes Mahavir Jayanti

Dimapur (Nagaland), April 9, 2017: Dimapur Jain community celebrated Mahavir Jayanti on April 9 with gaiety and traditional fervour. Considered as one of the most auspicious festival, Jain community undertook a grand procession accompanied by students of SD Jain School, Dimapur. On the occasion, Binod Sethi, vice president of Jain Samaj, thanked the administration for […]

Mahavir Jayanthi Celebrations at Mumbai

Abattoirs leading to nature’s wrath, says Jain Sadhu

CM says he will keep Lord Mahavir’s message in mind on environment Mumbai (Maharashtra), April 10, 2017: Naypadmasagar Maharajsaheb, an influential Jain monk on Sunday on the occassion of Mahavir Jayanti celebrations claimed that abattoirs were the cause worldwide for nature’s wrath including Tsunami. He was speaking at the festival organised by his organisation Jain International […]

Mahavir Jayanti celebrated with religious fervour

Patna (Bihar), April 10, 2017: The Jain Sangh celebrated Mahavir Jayanti on Sunday to commemorate the birth of Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara and the founder of Jainism. Over 700 devotees of all age groups took part in a procession from Mithapur Jain temple to Digambar Jain Mandir near Congress Maidan to mark the occasion […]

Jain Shwetambar Mahila Sangh and Social Group Premium Organises Cultural Evening

Indore (Madhya Pradesh), April 8, 2017: Akhil Bhartiya Shwetambar Jain Mahila Sangh Anuvrat Samiti and Jain Shwetambar Social Group Premium jointly organised ‘Ek Shaam Mahavir Ke Naam’, a cultural evening held at Ravindra Natya Grah recently. Rajesh Chelawat, Virendra Kumar Jain and Bhanwar Lal Kaswa were special guests at the programme. Women members of various […]

Ujjain: Mahamstakabhishek of 21-feet idol of Mahavir Swami held

Ujj Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), January 1, 2017: Mahamastakabhishek of 21-feet-tall idol of Mahaveer Swami was performed at Tapobhumi, Indore Road on Sunday. At least 2,017-kg material was used for the Mastakabhishek. On this occasion, a large number of people of Digambar Jain community gathered at Tapobhumi. The community also celebrated the birth anniversary of Pushpdant Sagar […]

Lord Mahavir Temple’s Panchakalyana at Ugar Budruk

Ugar Budruk (Athani Taluk, Belgaum District, Karnataka), May 1, 2013: Ugar Budruk one of the Jain tirths in Karnataka known after Goddess Padmavati is all set to witness a Panchakalyana and a Dhama Samprokshana Programme. Panchakalyana at Mahavir Temple – The panchakalyana of the newly built temple in the Mahavir Nagar area of the town […]

Jains celebrate Mahavira Nirvana Utsava

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), November 13, 2012: The Nirvana Utsava of Lord Mahavira was celebrate in various Jain temples on Tuesday. Various offerings were made in front of the statue of Lord Mahavira. The Jain temple on Zero Road was decorated with colourful lights. A special laddoo weighing 24 kg was offered in the temple. Speaking […]

Jains offer prayers to Lord Mahavir on his Moksha

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), November 13, 2012: The festival of lights is special for followers of Jainism, as it was on this day that Lord Mahavir attained Moksha. Jain temples in the city saw scores of devotees offering laddoos and lighting diyas to their deity. “Lord Mahavir commenced his last sermon known as Uttaradhyayan, which lasted […]


Main Deities – The Pancha Balayati Tirthankar idols are the prime attractions of this place. It has the idols of Lord Mahavir (15′ 3″ feet high), and 9′ 3″ inches high idols of Lord Vasupujya, Mallinath, Naminath and Parshwanath. History – The ancient Jain heritage centre Nandanvan has been converted into a spiritual center at […]

Lord Mahavira Idol Defaced by Muslims in Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), August 17, 2012: An idol of Lord Mahavira at Bhagawan Mahavir Park in the Daliganj area of Lucknow has been defaced by a group of Muslims in the name of Asam Himsa after Alvida Namaz on Friday August 17, 2012. This has led to a series of outbursts by the members of […]


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 […]


Moodabidri (also Mudbidri), is occasionally referred to as the Jaina Kashi of South India. In all we can find 18 Jain temples at Moodabidri. With most of these temples being situated near the Jain Matha. This matha has Sri Charukeerthy Bhattarakha Swami as the chief pontiff.It has an information office for pilgrims and tourists, a […]


History – Venoor / Venur is a historical place, many relics of the past are found here. It was the capital of the Ajila kings. The Bahubali statue standing on a pair of lotus found here was installed by Thimmanna Ajila in 1604 AD. Eight Jain temples can be found here among them the Shanthinatha temple […]

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