Jainism Potpourri

First Online: August 15, 1997
Last Updated: January 01, 2015

What is Jainism?
A brief introduction to Jainism including its essential principles and philosophy.
Jain Monuments of Karnataka
A Survey of Jain sculptures and monuments found in the southern state of Karnataka in India.
Jain Minister Chavundaraya
Everyone knows who he is, but until now no one knew what he looked like.
Jainism Potpourri
Picture-stubs of Jain art and architecture found all over India
A Glossary of Jainism
Who's who and what's what of Jainism
Coronation of Gomata
The anointing ceremony of the image of Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola.
Jain EducationJain Education
Chapter on Jain system of education from the book "Education in Karnataka through the ages" by Jyotsna Kamat
Jain Center of Haduvalli
A quiet and desolate village now, Haduvalli (formerly known as Sangeetpur and Hadolli) is home to precious Jain monuments and history.
Town of Karkala

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    A Jain Statue near Bilagi, KarnatakaPortrait of Gomateshwara StatueChaturmukha Basadi, GerusoppaGomateswara Statue of KarkalChaturmukha Basadi, KarkalNemisagar VarnijiIntricately Carved Jain Sculpture
    Lord Indra riding Iravat brings Parshwanatha home, much to the joy of the peopleStatues of Jinas from a Jain Basadi in HadolliA Jain Sage in WorshipRural People Fleeing  at the approrach of an Invading ArmyA Seven Hooded Cobra Shelters a Jina in MeditationA Jain monk, Parshwa in a Shravanabelagola painting A Jain Basadi at Hale-Belagola
    The Brahma Jinalaya Basadi of LakkundiMahavira in MeditationSequence from Jain PuranaEvolution of Gomata - Illustration by Ratnaverma HeggadeThe Meditating JinaCarving at the footstep of GomateshwaraA Jain Ascetic in Meditation
    The Shwetambar (White Clad) PriestsAn Example of a Jain Temple Architecture in RajasthanThe Carved Interior of a Jain Temple<br>Ranakpur, RajasthanExample of Jain Fine ArtSculpted Marble Idol of a Jain SageStatue of GomateswaraBrahma Jinalaya (shrine) of Lakkundi
    Sculptures of Jain SaintsA Jain TeacherEducation of YoginisPunishment of a ThiefEntrance to Chandragiri hill, ShravanabelagolaStatue of Gulekai AjjiDigambara Monk
    Scholars Nemichandra and ChavundarayaChavundarayana BasadiPainting from a Jain Muth, ShravanabelagolaThe Sick KingMan Riding a LionCarved Stone MountainStamp on Sravanabelagola
    Illustration of Yakshi Celestial