Karkala Jain Temples

Published: 08.12.2010
Updated: 10.09.2012

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Karkala Jain Temples

Karkala is a small town located in the southern part of Karnataka. The temples of Karkala are located on a hillock on the outskirts of the town.

  • One of the most important temple is the Caturmukha basadi.
  • Consecrated by Vir Pandya dev.a, the king of Bairarava family in 1432, the basadi was completed in 1586.
  • It is built in the form of a square mandapa or hall, with a lofty doorway and pillared portico on each of its four sides.

Name:
Caturmukha basadi
Location:
Karkala
Year of construction:
1432/1586


 

Caturmukha Basadi, Karkala (Karnataka), India


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