` Shri Karkal Teerth South Kanara Karnataka India

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Shri Karkal Teerth


Jain Idol  :

Nearly 137 cms high, black-colored idol of Bhagawan Neminath in the semi-Padmsana posture.

Jain God Desc :

As in many temples in India, the art of idol-maker is very spectacular

Jain Teerth :

It is near the Karkal village.

Speciality of Jain Teerth :

Managing Trust :

Shri Jain Dharma Jirnoddhar Sangha,Karkal

Management Details of Jain :

Shri Jain Dharma Jirnoddhar Sangha,Karkal - 574104, Dist - South Kanara, Karnatak, India.

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Historical Details :

This temple was built in the year 1514 of the Vikram era. There is mention that the then king gave wealth in gift for building this temple. Even today, the stones of Karnkal are known to be strong and best for building works. In front of the temple, there is an 1800 cms high measuring pillar. It is made of a single stone. It cannot be found elsewhere. The art and idols of sculpturists of this place have made their way into many temples. Therefore, this is a famous place.

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The nearest railway station of Karkal is at a distance of two kilometer and Mangalore is at a distance of 50 kilometers. Bus service and private vehicles are available. There are board and lodging provisions near the temple.

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South Kanara

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Other Teerths :

On the hill outside the village, there is a 1250 cms. high, standing idol of Bhagawan Bahubali. There is also a temple of Bhagawan Adishvar. In it, there is a four-mouthed idol of Bhagawan.

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