At a distance of a little over 60 kilometers from Mangalore, Karkala is an important Jain pilgrimage site. The town has a number of historical and religious landmarks of which the Chaturmukha Basadi is the most well-known. The temple gets its name from its unique architectural plan wherein the temple is open from all sides. […]
Mahamastakabhisheka is one of the biggest festivals of the Jains, celebrated every 12 years. The next Mahamastakabhisheka is to at Shravanabelagola in 2018.
Bahubali, also known as Gommateshwara, is a famous Jain Saint who is worshipped by people from Jain community throughout the world for his admirable teachings about life that mainly deal with forgoing the two evils, Ego and Desire.