Kaikini

Heritage Centre Type: Tirtha Kshetra/Archaeological Site. Temple Name: 1008 Sri Parshwanath Swamy Digambar Jain Temple Temple Type: Digambar Temple Main Deity: Lord Parshwanath Trithankar Temple History: This temple has the black coloured stone idol of Lord Parshwanath in Kayotsarga as the main deity. Many ancient Jain hero stones and inscriptions are found in the premises […]

Vadanbail

Main Deities – Idol of Lord Parshwanath in padmasana posture and idol of Goddess Padmavati. About Vadanbail – Vadanbail in a small village located in the midst of Western Ghats besides Jogfalls in Sagara taluk of Shimoga/Shivamogga district. Temples at Vadanbail Sri Padmavati Basadi – This temple has the idols of Goddess Padmavati and Lord Parshwanath. This […]

Humcha

History – Humcha or Hombuja or Hunchadakatte is the well known Padmavathi shrine in Karnataka. In fact it can be rated as the most popular of all the Padmavathi shrines in the world. Jain Temples and places of Interest at Humcha We can classify the Jain temples and places of Interest at Humcha as follows: Main […]

Mysore

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

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 […]

Venoor

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 […]

Murukanalli

History – The Bhagawan Parshwanatha Swamy temple here is in a mutilated state and requires special attention from the people. Not much history is available about this place. Apart from the main deity we can find the a small collection of Jain idols at the temple. With just two Jain families in the village it has […]

Koppala

History – Koppala is situated on the left banks of Hirehalla a tributory of the Tunga-Bhadra river. It was also called Kopana Nagara in the ancient time. It was the centre of Jaina and Veerashaiva religion and culture. The Gavimutha is an old and noted Veerashaiva Muth. It is connected with a saint called Gavisiddeshwara. […]

Gudibande

History – We can find two Jain temples at this place. They include the temple of Bhagawan Parshwanatha and the temple of Bhagawan Chandranatha. The Parshwanatha temple is said to be have been constructed around A.D.1190 here we can find the stone idol of Parshwanatha in the kayotsarga posture. The Chandranatha temple is also very […]

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