Varuna Jain Ruins & Inscriptions

Varuna a small hamlet situated at a distance of 12 Kms from Mysore the cultural capital of Karnataka at the outset appears just like any another village in Karnataka until we start exploring its heritage. It bears a rich heritage in terms of history and culture from the period of early Western Gangas of Talakad […]

Manne’s Ancient Jain Ruins

– Article & Photos by: Nitin H.P., Bengaluru An article about the Jain ruins at Manne an ancient Jain Heritage Centre that served as a capital of Gangas for a considerable period. Ganga’s have always contributed enormously to art, culture and religions. Their contribution to Jainism is worth noting, this is evident through the remarkable […]

Chandragupta Basadi - Shravanabelagola's Oldest and Historic Temple

Chandragupta Basadi – Shravanabelagola’s Oldest & Historic Temple

-Article & Photos by Nitin H.P. Chandragupta Basadi on the Chandragiri hillock at Shravanabelagola happens to be the oldest and one the most historic temple at Shravabelagola. Read through for a detailed article about this temple.  Shravanabelagola has always been a key pilgrim centre for the Jains world over and a great historic centre. It houses […]

Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava at Hombuja

Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), March 15, 2013: The annual Rathayatra Mahotsava of Lord Parshwanatha and Goddess Padmavathi will be  held with other programmes at Humcha from 30th March to 4th April 2013 under the guidance of His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji. The detailed programme Schedule is as below: 27th to 29th […]

Annual Rathayatra at Varanga

Varanga (Udupi District, Karnataka), February 6, 2013: The annual rathayatra of Lord Sri Neminath & Goddess Padmavathi at Atishaya Kshetra Varanga will be held from February 25 to March 1, 2013 under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Humcha Jain Mutt. Pushpa Rathayatra will be conducted on February 27 & […]