Uttameshwaras Unheard Jain Temple

Uttameshwara’s Unheard Jain Temple

– Article & Photos by Nitin H.P., Bangalore An article about an ancient Jain temple on a small hillock in the midst of western ghats in Chikamagalur district of Karnataka which is unknown to the external world. Narasimharajapura (N.R.Pura) & Humcha the twin Jain Heritage Centres of central Karnataka are well known to the Jain […]

Bajarkala

HISTORY Brahma Yakshini Among the Yaksha’s to the 24 Tirthankara, the Yaksha of Lord Sheetalanatha i.e. Brahma Yaksha is very popular. Temples or a section of temple dedicated to Brahma yaksha or Kudure Brahma Yaksha (Brahma Yaksha on a horse) can be seen mainly in Karnataka. However, we cannot find any temple or any idol […]

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 […]

Manchenahalli

History – The idol of Brahmadeva sitting on a horse found here at Sri Kodi Brahmadeva temple is said to have been formed by itself. It is a very unique of its kind and is also one of the biggest statues (around 6 feet) of Brahma Yaksha found in the world. Devotees mainly from Bangalore district […]

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