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    History – The Chandranatha temple is said to belong to the Hoysalas period and is about 900 years old. It was renovated recently in 2001-2002 under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji the pontiff of the Humcha Jain Mutt. Along with the idol of Bhagawan Chandranatha we can also find the two feet high black coloured idol of goddess Jwalamalini and many other small idols.

    How to Reach – Javagal is situated in the Hassan district and is at a distance of 182 Kms from Bangalore, 50 Kms from Hassan and 33 Kms from Arasikere. It and has got good bus facilities from Hassan and Arasikere.

    Nearest Railway Station – Arasikere 33 Kms.

    Nearest Airport – Bengaluru International Airport approximately 162 Kms.

    District Centre – Hassan 50 Kms.

    Near by Places of Jain Interest – Arasikere, Halebìdu, Hàssan, Sindagere.

    Near by Tourist Places – Shravanabelagola, Halebìdu, Belur.

    Main Deity – About 30 inches high Black coloured stone idol of Bhagawan Chandranatha in the Kayotsarga posture.

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