History – Called as ‘Ammayyana Bhavi’ in the inscriptions,it was rulerd by the royal dynasties of Karnataka namely the Rashtrakutas and Kalyana Chalukyas. Amminabhavi flourished as one of the main Jain centers during their period. Further more it was an Agrahara ruled by 400 Mahajanas during the period of Vijayanagara rule.The basadi of lord Neminatha here […]


About Narasimharajapura (N R Pura) – There are 6 Jain temples at this place. 1) Chandranath temple;2)Parsvanath swami temple;3) Jawalamalaini templeThis place is famous for the miraculous Sasan devi Jwalamalini. The people visit this place to fulfill their vows. 4)Shantinath temple; 5) Math temple and 6) kshetrapal temple.The Samantbhdra Gyanpeeth and Ashram are here. This is […]


History – We can find two Jain temples at Chamarajanagara. Both the temples have the idols of bhagawan Parshwanatha as the main diety. One temple is situated near the private bus stand called as the Vijaya Parshwanatha temple. The idol, of Bhagawan Parshwanatha here is about 5 feet high in the padmasana posture. An inscription […]


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 […]

Bangalore / Bengaluru

History – Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and was the capital of princley Mysore from 1831. A popular story is narated on the origin of the present name. hoysala Viraballala had to satiate his hunger with boiled green beans, served by an old poor woman during a hunting expedition to this place. After the food […]


History – This place is said to have been a very prosperous city. Merchants of Shrimalpur renovated this place during the period of king Kumbha. The idol of Varkana Parshvanath is very ancient. This idol was found in the ground to a shepard. In the year 1211 of the Vikram era, this temple was build […]

Marble Idol of Jain Tirthankaras in Kayotsarga 15th-16th century.


History – Udaipur is named after Udai Singh who founded the present city in 1572.Chittorgarh had fallen to the Mughals The ‘glass’ temple, as the Shitalanatha Mandir is usually called, is very attractive, we can find a library and two big rooms for Jaina ascetics here. This temple is situated near the clock tower at […]


History – This temple was renovated about the year 1500 of the Vikram era. The last renovation of this temple was celebrated under the guidance of His Holiness Acharyadev Shrimadvijayji Premsurishvarji in the year 2018 of the Vikram era. This idol is also called as Godiji Parshvanath. How to Reach – The nearest railway station […]


History – Narana was a great Jain Heritage center during the 10th and 12th century. Numerous idols were found at this place during digging and are kept in local Bada mandir known as Digamabar Jain Bada mandir. How to Reach – Narana is situated at a distance of 11 Kms to the south of Fulera […]


History – The idol installed in this temple is nearly 2000 years old. It is made of emeralds. This kind of idol made of a single stone of emerald is a unique of its kind. Only a direct observer can make the thirteen and a half ft. high idol of the body of Bhagawan Parshvanath […]


History – This place was established on the hillock at Chulgiri and named after Achraya Deshbhushan Maharaj as Deshbhushan nagar. Mahavir Idol – A huge idol of Tirthankar Mahavira/Mahaveer in Kayotsarga posture is very attractive. How to Reach – It is situated on the Agra road on the hillock on Chulgiri near the Jaipur city. Boarding […]


History – Gohili called before as Gohavali has its history dating back to the period earlier than the 13th century. An inscription found in the temple premises informs us about the donations and gifts given to the temple by a Thakur (village head). The records related to this temple indicate that this it was renovated […]


History – The temple here is said to have been built by Seth Nathmal on the 10th day of bright moon of vaisakh in 1007 vikrama. the temple was known as chuleshwar (chul means peak) which came to be known as Chambleshwar. The temple is situated in the center of compound on the fat land […]


History – Bali is one of the ancient pilgrim places in Rajasthan. The idol of Manmohan Parshwanth is said to have been found in a lake at Sola  village. It is said that the presiding deity of Parshwanatha had appeared in the dream of a shravak named Gemaji and had inspired him to undertake the excavation […]


History – We can find two Digamabara Jain Parshwanatha temples at this place. The main temple was built by Digamabar Jain Panchayat of Kushalgarh. The main idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha is being protected by seven hoods. This idol is said to belong to 12-13 C AD. there are numerous other idols of tirthanakaras on the […]


History – There is a story regarding the origin of this place. Ravana, the king of Lanka observed the vow of taking meals only after worshipping God. Once when he was traveling by his aeroplane, he landed near Alvar to take rest. He remembered the vow of worshipping God but he had forgetten to bring […]

Mahuva (Surat)

The ancient idol of Lord Parshwanath is very miraculous and has a huge followership from people of all religious faiths. The idol was recovered from village Tulagaon in Gujarat. A devotee dreamt about the existence of this idol at Tulagaon and then the idol was found there. Later the idol was brought to Mahua and […]

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