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4 Jain Temples to explore in Karnataka

Karnataka

State in the south western region of India

Bhagawan Bahubali Statue
Bhagawan Bahubali StatueShravanbela Gola (Rural), Karnataka 573135, India

One of the most important tirthas in Jainism. The huge idol of Bhagavan Bahubali in the top of a hill is the main attraction.

Brahma Jinalaya (Basadi)
Brahma Jinalaya (Basadi)Lakkundi, Karnataka 582115, India

A Jain Temple in Lakkundi has an idol of Lord Mahavira seated on a lion throne. The temple is popularly known as the Brahma Jinalaya. It is believed to have been constructed by Attimabbe, wife of Nagadeva, the Chieftain of Chalukya King Ahavamalla.

Gomateshwara Statue
Gomateshwara StatueUdupi District, Karkala, Karnataka 574104, India

42 feet high monolith statue of Bahubali situated in the Udupi city of Karnatakaon and a rough hillock called Bahubali Betta in Karkala. It is one of the five monoliths of Gomateshwara in Karnataka.

Meguti Jain Temple
Meguti Jain TempleIndia, Karnataka, Aihole, Lamp

This Chalukyan structured temple is situated inside the fortified walls of Aihole fort on a hillock. It was constructed by the great Poet, Scholar and General Ravikeerth in 634 AD with sandstones having fine grains. There are poetry inscriptions on the walls of the temple. But the bad thing was this beautiful temple appears to be incomplete till now.

Map of Jain Temples to explore in Karnataka