Jain Tirth Temples in Karnataka

Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Shravanbelgola Karnataka (Atishay Kshetra)

No of Temples: Many on mountain, at its base and in the village. Pahaad/Mountain: Yes, 2 mountain is there. Vindyagiri (644 steps) and chandragiri (175 steps). Doli is available. Historical Importance: More than 1000 year ago, in the year of 981 A.D., The great Chamundarayaji established a mind blowing inimitable astonishing 18 km. (58 feet) tall idol of Lord Bahubaliji on the mountain Vindhyagiri. He was motivated by Aacharyashri Nemichandra Siddhant Chakrwarti to do so. The great world famous idol is facing towards north direction and is in standing posture. After every 12 years anointment is observed here i.e. Mahamastakabhishekha. It is the main jain pilgrimage place and tourist place in South India as well Chandragiri also witnesses many Temples and invaluable inscriptions which focus light on history of Jainism. The beautiful idol can be seen ever from the distance of 15 to 16 km. The place has about 500 glorious scriptures. It is place where Bhattarakshri Charukirtiji reside in Matha.

Tirth Location Details:
A/P:- Shrawanbelgola
Tal:- Chandrarai Pattan
Dist:- Hassan
State:- Karnataka
Pin Code:- 573135
Tirth Lodging Facilities:
Rooms:- yes
Hall:- yes
Guest House:- yes
Ground For Tent:-
Mess:- yes
Transportation Facilities:
Railway Station:- Hassan:52 km., Bgalenuru:150 km., Shravanbelgola:2 km.
Bus Stand:- Shravanbelgola
Straight Root:-Hassan, Bgalenuru, Shravanbelgola.
Nearest City:- Mysore:85 km., Bgalenuru:146 km.
Contact No:-08176-257258/257258/257259, 09972844424