Jain Pilgrim Centers of Karnataka

Jain Pilgrim Centers of Karnataka

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Book Specification

Item Code: UAI014
Author: Dasrath Jain
Language: English
Edition: 2014
ISBN: 8185781966
Pages: 128 (16 Color Illustrations)
Other Details 9.00 X 6.00 inch
Weight 260 gm

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About The Book

The History of Karnataka is embedded with the history of Jainism. The great emperor Chandragupta Maurya along with Muni Bhadrabahu came to Sharavanbelgola and spent his last days as ascetic. In Shravanbelgola there is the world famous tallest. Jain statue of Lord Bahubali.

In this book author has given a lovely discription of Jain Pilgrim centers of Karnataka. Coloured photographs glorifies the book. Authentic history given in the book will also be an assett for readers.


Karnataka being the state of cultural heritage is rich with art and architecture. The Jainism in Karnataka flourished under the Gangas, Chalukya and Rastrakuta dynasties. During the rule of these dynasties numerous monument in the form of Basadis, temple and magnificent statues and stambhas were built all along to spread the principles of Jainism. The Jain monuments include smaller shrines, Jain temples (known as Bastis or Basadis), gommata statues and sthambas (pillars). These monuments and structures are existing still today and drawing the attentions of Jain pilgrims in particular and tourists from all over the world for their historical significance.

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