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  Mahamasthakabhishekha.com - Heritage Of Shravanabelagola
Shravanabelagola flourished and cherished in the background of royal patronage and enjoyed the supremacy of religious fervour.
Ballala I relieved the agony of the Swamiji of the Jain Mutt at Shravanabelagola and was conferred with the title Ballala Jiva Raksha Pala according to an inscription of 14th century.
The kalyani found in the centre of the Shravanabelagola town was built in A.D. 1723 in memory of Chickkadevaraja Wodeyar as he died during the period of its construction.
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 Tour to Shravanabelagola, Tour to Shravanabelagola Karnataka India
Shravanabelagola is a historic town in Hassan District in the state of Karnataka.
Shravanabelagola is 157 km away from Bangalore and 52 km from Hassan town.
Shravanabelagola is connected by rail to Bangalore, Mysore and Hassan.
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  www.shravanabelagola.com - Shravanabelagola   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shravanabelagola is a historical town in Karnataka State in India.
This historical town of Shravanabelagola is a treasure house of historical relies and shrines and temples.
Shravanabelagola is as much a town of ponds as of temples.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Shravanabelagola
Shravanabelagola is a city located in the Hassan district, in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Shravanabelagola is the seat of the ancient Bhattaraka Math, belonging to the Desiya Gana lineage of Mula Sangha of Digambar monstic tradition.
Ballala I relieved the agony of the Swamiji of the Jain Mutt at Shravanabelagola and was conferred with the title Ballala Jiva Raksha Pala according to an inscription of 14th century.
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 Travel Karnataka: shravanabelagola- Monument of peace
The monuments of Shravanabelagola are a display of artistic excellence, architectural genius and intense devotion to religion.
They stand prominent as ennobling edifices and enliven the career of the artist, the devotee and the historian, who will grudge acknowledging that these monuments are living testimonies symbolizing the neatness of our nation in the fields of art, architecture and administration.
It is advisable to visit Shravanabelagola through Channarayapatna only, because of the lack of direct buses to Shravanabelagola from Hassan city.
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The Great Mahamastakabhishekam Festival of shravanabelagola Karnataka which is held once in 12 years, when the image of Gomateswara is bathed in milk, curds, ghee, saffron, and gold coins.
This historical event bears great testimony since the time of installation of the statue by Chavundaraya the commander in chief of Gangas of Talakadu on March 13, 981 A.D. This 57 feet monolithic statue is situated atop the Vindhyagiri hill.
SHRAVANABELAGOLA has a 57 feet, blue-colored idol of Bhagwan Bahubali in the Kayotsarga posture.
www.travel-karnataka.com /mahamastakabhishekam.htm   (755 words)

 The Hindu : Front Page : Grand spectacle unfolds at Shravanabelagola
SHRAVANABELAGOLA (HASSAN DISTRICT): It was a sight for the gods to behold as the visual splendour of the Mahamastakabhisheka unfolded to a sea of humanity, which danced in rapture at the changing colours of Gomateshwara atop the Vindhyagiri Hill to give a spectacular start to the first grand anointment of the new millennium.
Located 120 km from Bangalore, Shravanabelagola became prominent when the first empire builder of India, Chandagupta Maurya, abdicated the throne, embraced Jainism and came down to Shravanabelagola with the Jain pontiff Shrutikevali Bhadrabahu in the 3rd Century B.C. Like a true Jaina, he fasted to attain salvation.
It was between 978 A.D. and 993 A.D that the present statue was conceived by the commander-in-chief of the Ganga dynasty, Chamundaraya.
www.hindu.com /2006/02/09/stories/2006020915330100.htm   (546 words)

 sudhinair: Trip to Shravanabelagola
Last week myself and my wife decided to visit Shravanabelagola, the ancient statue of Lord Gomateshwara (Bahubali) which is said to be the tallest monolith in the world.
It was very nice to hear that and we got a direct bus to Shravanabelagola which was to depart at 7.00am.
Shravanabelagola is a historical and one of the most important Jain Pilgrimage centre and the 9th Century Statue of Lord Gomateshwara is on the top of the vindhyagiri Hill.
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 Hassan in Karnataka, South India, Shubh Yatra
Hassan, at a distance of 194 kms from Bangalore is peaceful little town and is a convenient base to visit Shravanabelagola, Belur and Halebid.
Shravanabelagola houses the 17 m high monolith of Lord Bahubali - the world's tallest monolithic statue.
Thousands of devotees assemble here to perform the Mahamastakabhisheka - a grand ceremony held once in 12 years, when the 1000 - year - old statue is consecrated with milk, curds, ghee, saffron and gold coins.
www.shubhyatra.com /karnataka/hassan-india.html   (273 words)

 Shravanabelagola | Gomteshwara
Shravanabelagola in Hassan District is 157 km away from Bangalore is an important Jaina centre.
Shravanabelagola has over 500 inscriptions, and some of them are recording death by starving (`sallekhana') by Jaina ascetics and laymen.
Shravanabelagola is well connected by road and rail to Bangalore, Mysore and Hassan.
www.karnataka.com /tourism/shravanabelagola   (172 words)

 Shravanabelagola - Bahubali, Shravanabelagola - popular Jain pilgrim center, Shravanabelagola - Gomateshwara, ...
Shravanabelagola is at a distance of 52 Kms from Hassan town, the headquarters of the Hassan district and 146 Kms from Bangalore.
Shravanabelagola is the seat of the ancient Bhattaraka Math, belonging to the Desiya Gana lineage of Mula Sangha of Digambar monstic tradition.
Shravanabelagola is well connected by roads from major towns and cities of Karnataka.
www.karnatakavision.com /shravanabelagola.php   (430 words)

 Mahamasthakabhisheka-2006- www.bangalorebest.com
Shravanabelagola - a Jain place of pilgrimage in Karnataka wedged between the two hills of Indragiri and Chandragiri.
However, the Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola is a much bigger affair which draws lakhs of devotees from different parts of the country.The Mahamastak-abhisheka is an elaborate ritual when the mammoth statue is bathed with milk, honey, ghee and water.
It has been decided in the meeting of National Level Committee on 25-09-2004 at Shravanabelagola to organize a series of programs relate to religious, social and educational needs of the society that would contribute to promote peace, respect for all living beings and human understanding on the occasion of Mahamastakabhisheka Celebrations-2006.
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 Jainheritagecentres.com > Heritage Of Shravanabelagola > Chamundaraya And Shravanabelagola
Jainheritagecentres.com > Heritage Of Shravanabelagola > Chamundaraya And Shravanabelagola
He was a politician, commander-in-chief, religious patron and generic writer who enriched the culture of the place and Karnataka.
Eventually he sacrificed his immense wealth and pleasure and also relinquished political power near the Tyagada Kamba and attained salvation through sallekhana in A.D. Chamundaraya - A controversy was raged regarding the use of the name Chavunda and Chamunda and only to conclude that both the forms can be used.
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 Shravanabelagola travel guide - Wikitravel
Shravanabelagola is a village famous for its impressive Jain temple.
It is located in Hassan District of Karnataka.
Shravanabelagola is 146kms from Bangalore and 11kms from Channarayapatna.
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 Kamat's Potpourri: Shravanabelagola XI
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 The Hindu : Karnataka News : Elaborate security measures at Shravanabelagola
SHRAVANABELAGOLA: The police are making elaborate security arrangements for Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola in the wake of the recent terrorist attack on the Indian Institute of Science.
Verification of identities of visitors and registration numbers of vehicles will be done, according to a senior police officer.
During his recent visit to Shravanabelagola, the Director-General and Inspector-General of Police, B.S. Sial, told presspersons that an officer of the rank of Additional Director General of Police will be deputed to oversee security arrangements.
www.hindu.com /2006/01/18/stories/2006011808420400.htm   (384 words)

Shravanabelagola, a proposed heritage centre of India, is one of the most famous pilgrimage spots for the Jain community in South India.
The sleepy little town of Shravanabelagola is crowned by two hills named Chandragiri and Vindyagiri with a “belagola” named Kalyani in between.
The local market at Shravanabelagola is quite colourful with its collection of restaurants, bakeries, ATM centers, fruit and vegetable vendors, stationary shops, curio shops, medical store etc. All in all, the market is well established and provides everything that is essential.
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 Essay Samples about Shravanabelagola
Shravanabelagola is in the Hassan district of Karnataka (about 100 km from Mysore).
As is true in all Jaina temples(Basadis), the temples in Shravanabelagola do not enshrine the images of gods which reflects their belief in passionless life.
Shravanabelagola attained historical importance when Chandragupta Maurya, the greatest King of Mauryan Empire, settled on this hill in 3rd century BC, along with his teacher Bhadrabahu, after renouncing his kingdom.
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 Karnataka Tourism
A little gem of calm, unspoiled township tucked away between the large Indragiri and the smaller Chandragiri hills.
Shravanabelagola has remained a great Jain center and the goal of thousands of pilgrims who flock to see the magnificent, gigantic statue of the Jain saint, Lord Gomateswara.
The monolithic statue of Lord Gomateshwara, a Jain saint and an object of worship for centuries, standing atop one of the hills (Indragiri) is 18 meter high and is said to be the tallest monolithic statue in the world.
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 Maxwell Pereira   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And as the years rolled on and the mahamastakabhishekas (grand ceremony for anointing the head and bathing of the statue with milk, coconut water, and sandalwood and turmeric paste) returned with each 12-year cycle, that significance has never waned.
Not many perhaps know that Shravanabelagola is the final resting place of one of India’s most famous rulers of ancient times – emperor Chandragupta Maurya.
Centuries later, during the reign of the Ganga king Racamallah Satyavalkya, his minister Chavundaraya is fascinated with the tale of Adinatha and his two sons, Bharata and Bahubali.
www.planetindia.net /maxwell/maxwell_flash/legend_shravan.htm   (973 words)

 Shravanabelagola - Gomateshwara Statue Shravanabelagola - Shravanabelagola Jain Pilgrimage
Shravanabelagola is another place worth visiting while at Mysore.
Shravanabelagola is famous for the monolith of Bahubali or Gommateshwara.
Shravanabelagola is an important Jain pilgrimage center situated on top of the Indragiri hills.
www.mysore.org.uk /excursions/shravanabelagola.html   (269 words)

 Shravanabelagola Gomateshwara
Shravanabelagola is located 51 km south east of Hassan in Karnataka at an Altitude of about 3350 feet above sea level.
The colossal rock cut statue of saint Gommata at Shravanabelagola is the most magnificent among all Jaina works of art.
It was built in circa 982 AD and is described as one of the mightiest achievements of ancient Karnataka in the realm of sculptural art.
www.digambarjainonline.com /pilgri/sravan.htm   (783 words)

 Pilgrims, tourists flocking to Shravanabelagola on Kerala Global Dot Com , The Complete News Port of Kerala
The trickle has turned into a flood and the ancient town of Shravanabelagola in Hassan district has come alive with lakhs of pilgrims and tourists converging at it from all over the world.
An indication of this is the chartered trains hired by pilgrims and tourists that are running to their capacity.
The inauguration of the railway line connecting Hassan and Shravanabelagola a day before the inauguration of the mega event on February 8 helped boost the traffic and a train-load of pilgrims came in a chartered train from Allahabad to Mysore and Hassan.
news.keralaglobal.com /readFullNews.php?ID=73421&cat=KARNATAKA   (463 words)

 Tour to Shravanabelagola, Shravanabelagola Tour, Tourism in Shravanabelagola, Places to Visit at Shravanabelagola, ...
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Shravanabelagola is a very important tourist Destinations in India and is reputed for the number of tourist attractions like the Gomateshwara Temple, which is a renowned tourist spot in India.
Shravanabelagola is a very fascinating Jain Pilgrim site and is located in the district of Hassan.
www.indiaprofile.com /karnataka-tour/cities/tour-to-shravanabelagola.html   (308 words)

 Zee News - Original Prakrit manuscripts brought to Shravanabelagola   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shravanabelagola, Feb 19: Marking a historical milestone, the original Prakrit manuscripts of Dhavala Granthas, the holy scriptures of Digambar Jains, was brought for the first time to Shravanabelagoala last evening from Moodabidri, where it was kept preserved for 800 long years.
The 800-year-old leaves, containing the original scriptures penned in Prakrit using a special ink, was carried to the `Panchakalyana Mantap' in a grand procession during the ongoing Mahamastakabhisheka ceremony.
The basic Dhavala texts were carried by the Moodabidri pontiff, riding atop an elephant.The rest of the scriptures, preserved in long wooden boxes, were carried in a giant silver chariot, accompanied by the Shravanabelagola pontiff, Charukeerthi Bhattaraka and 246 monks and nuns on foot.
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