Hutheesing Jain Temple - Ahmedabad

Hutheeseing Mandir, a charming amalgam

– Article & Photo Courtesy: J Varadarajan, The Hindu The Hutheesing Mandir, Ahmedabad, is one of the finest examples of Jain architecture. Hutheesing Mandir, Ahmedabad, has everything that a 21 century city can offer: modern infrastructure, connectivity and numerous cultural treasures as memoirs of the past. The Hutheesing Jain temple was built in 1848 A.D., […]

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 […]

Mangalore

History – Mangalore / Mangaluru is a famous port city of Karnataka. There are 2 Jain temples at Mangalore and are found along the Bibi Allabhi Road. Digambar Jain Temple – Has the idol of Lord Shanthinath as the main deity. Swethambar Moorthipujak Jain Temple – Has the idol of Lord Vasupujya as the main deity. How to […]

Swethambara Asceticism

Monks and Nuns of the Swetambara sect The Swetambara sect is divided into a number of sub-divisions, called gaccha, which is a community of monks. The various communities are known after their Acharya, the master. Such an order of monks and nuns is called samgha or samlldya and is again divided into various parivars, i.e. […]