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Some of the ancient unknown Jain Heritage sites across different parts of India have been featured in this section to showcase their hidden treasure to the world.

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Jain Epigraphy

An online repository of Jain inscriptions in different languages spread all over the world with contributions by Jain scholars in India & abroad and updates on latest Jain epigraphical discoveries.

A Sallekhana memorial (Nishadi) inscription of 1371 A.D. of a Digambar Jain Muni/ascetic called Meghachandra Devaru at Yechagalli/Eachiganahalli, Nanjangud taluk, Mysuru/Mysore district, Karnataka, India.

Meghachandra Devaru’s Nishadi at Yechagalli

A Sallekhana memorial (Nishadi) inscription of 1371 A.D. of a Digambar Jain Muni/ascetic called Meghachandra Devaru at Yechagalli/Eachiganahalli, Nanjangud taluk, ...
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Moni Bhatara's Nishadi, a Sallekhana memorial inscription of 954 A.D. of a Jain Muni called Moni Bhatara. Found at Bastihalli (Halebidu), Belur taluk, Hassan district, Karnataka.

Moni Bhatara’s Nishadi at Bastihalli (Halebidu)

A Sallekhana memorial (Nishadi) inscription of 954 A.D. of a Digambar Jain Muni/ascetic called Moni Bhatara at Bastihalli (Halebidu), Belur ...
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Four Unpublished Jain Inscriptions from 13th to 16th Century found at Gummettu Chandranath Basadi

Four Unpublished Jain Inscriptions from 13th to 16th Century found at Gummettu Chandranath Basadi

Karkala (Udupi District, Karnataka), 13th March 2021: Four Unpublished pedestal Jain Inscriptions have been discovered at Sri Chandranath Basadi in ...
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Discovery of copper plate inscriptions at Halebelagola excites scholars

Discovery of copper plate inscriptions at Halebelagola excites scholars

17 sets found while taking up earth work for conservation of Jain basadi at Halebelagola near Shravanabelagola in Hassan District ...
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Heritage Highlight

Articles about ancient Jain Heritage Centres, Jain ruins, their antiquity, inscriptions with history of temples, and basadis in various parts of the world.

Ancient Nandishwara Idols in different format at Sri Shanthinath Basadi , Sri Ratnatraya Kshetra, Belathangady/Guruvayanakere, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka.

Ashtahnika Parva, Nandishwara Dwipa, Temples, Idols, Aradhanas & Rituals

A descriptive article with images focused on the concept of Nandishwara Dwipa, the concept of Ashtahnika Parva, Nandishwara temples and idols across India, related Aradhanas & different forms of Vratas, ...
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Galleries

Galleries of Jain idols and inscriptions in various Jain Museums managed by Government and private authories found in differents parts of India.

Chaturmukha Jain Tirthankara idol with Tirthankara seated in Padmasana, 10th- 11th Century.

Udaipur – City Palace Museum

Jain idols exhibited at the City Palace Museum, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Photos by - Nitin H.P., Bengaluru (HPN@JHC) ...
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Ruined Tirthankar idol in kayotsarga - Jain Museum

Jaysinghpura, Ujjain – Jain Museum

Ruined Jain Tirthankar Idols at 'Jain Museum' Jaysinghpura, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India. ‘Jain Museum’ was established by Shree Digamber Jain ...
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Cochin - Folklore Museum

Cochin – Folklore Museum

The Cochin Folklore museum houses ancient Jain Tirthankar idols and a carving of Lord Bahubali ...
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