Karkala Jain Temples

Published: 08.12.2010
Updated: 10.09.2012

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.
Caturmukha basadi
Year of construction:


Caturmukha Basadi, Karkala (Karnataka), India

view larger map


References are pages on which this term or individual has been marked. Select the list of references sorted by 'latest' (found on a page), 'alphabetical' or 'most used' (most frequent occurrence on a page).

Share this page on:
Page glossary
Some texts contain  footnotes  and  glossary  entries. To distinguish between them, the links have different colors.
  1. Basadi
  2. Jain Temples
  3. Karkala
  4. Karnataka
  5. Mandapa
Page statistics
This page has been viewed 1913 times.
© 1997-2023 HereNow4U, Version 4.5
Contact us
Social Networking

HN4U Deutsche Version
Today's Counter: