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 […]

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 / […]

Jain temple inauguration at Tirupati

Tirupati, 10th February 2018:  The golden Jain temple known as Sri Brahmeshwar Parshwanath Swarn Jain Temple, the first of its kind in the whole of South India, will be inaugurated (Pran Pratishtha) at C Ramapuram near Tirupati on February 11.  The unique temple is part of the holy land of Sri Siddheshwar Teerth Brahmrishi Ashram […]

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 […]

Tirthankar Parshwanath idol, Somnathpur, Karnataka, India.

Somnathpur

Somnathpur / Somanathapura (ಸೋಮನಾಥಪುರ) is a town located 35 km from Mysore, Karnataka State, India. Somanathapura is famous for the Keshava templeby Somanatha, a Dandanayaka (commander) in 1268 CE under Hoysala Empire King Narasimha III, when the Hoysalas were the major power in South India. Parshwanath Idol at Somnathpur – In the premises of this […]

Kasamalagi to host Panchakalyana

Kasamalagi (Belagavi District, Karnataka), April 27, 2017: Kasamalagi, a hamlet in Khanapur taluk forest about 50km from the city, will host Panchakalyana Mahothsava, commemorating installation of the statue of 1008 Parshwanatha Tirthankara and the newly constructed Jain Basadi from April 28 to May 2. According to Rajiv Doddannavar, chairman of the festival committee, over 1 […]

Parshwanath Jain Tirthankar idol found at Kaushambi, Uttar Pradesh.

Ancient Jain Tirthankar statue found in Kaushambi

Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh), March 4, 20017: A 4.5 ft tall stone statue of 23rd Jain Tirthankar Parshavnathji believed to be about 1000-year-old was discovered by some fishermen from Yamuna in Kaushambi area on Wednesday. The finding strengthens the fact that the region was a key centre for the Jains for ages. The statue has now […]

It took 13 years to rebuild the temple which was razed in a 2001 quake.

Jains bid Rs 60 crore for rituals at renovated 2,800-year-old temple

Dantrai (Sirohi District, Rajasthan), February 22, 2017: It was a temple renovation like few others. Jains across the country observed 68.6 crore fasts, 40,000 of them congregated at the Shri Jirwala Parshvanath Jain Tirth and more than Rs 60 crore was reportedly raised through bids for rights to conduct various rituals as six-day celebrations marked […]

Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava Hombuja – 2017

Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava of Goddess Padmavati at Hombuja from 17th-22nd March 2017

Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), February 15, 2017: The annual Rathayatra Mahotsava of Lord Parshwanatha and Goddess Padmavathi will be held with other programmes at Humcha from 17th to 22nd February 2017 under the guidance of His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji. The detailed programme Schedule is as below: 14th March 2017 – Ganadhara Valaya Aradhana at Sri […]

Varuna Jain Ruins & Inscriptions