INTACH to preserve two Jain Tirthankara idols in Palakkad

Palakkad (Kerala), December 16, 2016: Efforts to preserve Palakkad district’s rich Jain tradition got a boost on Saturday when the Kozhikode regional chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) undertook the task of protecting two ancient idols of Tirthankaras, found at Eswarancode, near Mundur, here. According to Jainism, a Tirthankara is […]

Developing a Jain circuit in UP on the cards

Agra (Uttar Pradesh), October 28, 2016: Considering that 17 out of 24 tirthankars of Jainism were born in what is now Uttar Pradesh, there is a lot of scope for developing a tourist circuit in the state. A delegation headed by Agra MP Ram Shankar Katheria met Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma to discuss a […]

Ancient Jain Inscriptions, Idols & Antiques Found at Sulugodu

Ancient Jain Inscriptions, Idols & Antiques Found at Sulugodu

Sulugodu (Arakalgudu Taluk, Hassan District, Karnataka), April 7, 2015: Ancient Jain inscription, Jain idols and several other ancient antiques have been found in Sulugodu village of Arakalagudu taluk in Hassan district of Karnataka. The idols were discovered in the open fields of the village near Nandi temple. These were discovered while the field was being […]

Mannes Ancient Jain Ruins

Manne’s Ancient Jain Ruins

– Article & Photos by: Nitin H.P., Bengaluru An article about the Jain ruins at Manne an ancient Jain Heritage Centre that served as a capital of Gangas for a considerable period. Ganga’s have always contributed enormously to art, culture and religions. Their contribution to Jainism is worth noting, this is evident through the remarkable […]