Yelavatti - Thirthankara Idol

Rare Jain sculpture found near Shimoga

Shimoga (Karnataka), September 23, 2013: A Jain sculpture belonging to the 12th Century was found while removing silt from a tank in Yalavatti village near here recently. Balakrishna Hegde, a history lecturer at Kamala Nehru National College for Women from Shimoga, told that the sculpture had idols of five Teerthankaras carved on a panel. It […]

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