Katpady

Heritage Centre Type: Tirtha Kshetra Temple Name: 1008 Sri Vardhaman / Mahavir Swamy Digambar Jain Temple Temple Type: Digambar Temple Main Deity: Lord Vardhaman Mahavir Trithankar Location: Katpadi/Katpady is situated at a distance of 8 Kms from Udupi.

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 […]

Venoor

History – Venoor / Venur is a historical place, many relics of the past are found here. It was the capital of the Ajila kings. The Bahubali statue standing on a pair of lotus found here was installed by Thimmanna Ajila in 1604 AD. Eight Jain temples can be found here among them the Shanthinatha temple […]

Sheelavanthasomapura

History – We can find a mutilated temple at this place. This temple has the idol of Bhagwan Vardhamana Mahaveera in the Padmasana posture as the main deity. We can also find the idols of Chaturvishanthi Tirthankaras and Chaturmukha. How to Reach – This place being situated in the Haveri district has good transport facilities from […]

Hassan

History – Hassan is a city and a district Headquarters of Hassan District. It is situated at about 934 mts above sea level and is well know for its pleasant weather and is popularly called as poor man’s Ooty. It was founded in the 11th century A.D. by Channa Krishnappa Naik, a Palegar (chieften). The place […]

Adaguru

History – The temple here was constructed during the 12th century period by the Hoysala’s. The temple has a spacious navaranga and the garbagriha. The idol of Sahasrakuta (1008) Tirthankara’s which is a very unique of its kind has been consecrated in the navaranga along with many small Jain idols. The white coloured marble idol of […]

Narasimharajapura

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 […]

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 […]

Swarnagiri

History – Swarngiri was famous as Kanakachal in history. The temple of Bhagawan Parshvanath (Kumarvihar) built by King Kamarpal, was constructed in the year 1221 of the Vikram era. Temples were built here and Jaymalji, the king’s advisor, renovated all other temples. The last renovation was accomplished under instructions of Vijayrajendrasuriji. It is mentioned that […]

Mahavirji

History – The idol of Bhagawan Mahavir installed here is said to have been found in a hill. A story related to the origin of this idol runs as follows. A tanners cow was not giving milk for many days. Totally confused by this the on searching the reason he came to know that the […]

Ajari

History – This temple is very ancient and it is said that impressed by the devotion of Hemachandracharya goddess Saraswathi had appeared here. On some of the metal idols we can find the inscriptions of the eleventh and the thirteenth centuries. In all we can find more than fifty Jaina idols in this temple and […]