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Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days

Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days

Shravanabelagola is famous for 58 feet Lord Gomateshwara statue, aka Bhagawan Bahubali, located in the Hassan District of Karnataka State. Kanakagiri and Gommatagiri situated in Mysore District, also having the stone-carved figures of Lord Gomateshwara.

Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days
Trikuta basdi, Vindhyagiri hill

Package overview:

  • Duration 3 days, two nights.
  • One night stay in Shravanabelagola, one night stay in Mysore.
  • Starting from Bangalore, Mysore, Arasikere, Hassan.
  • Pure Jain Food is available.
  • At Shravanabelagola, one has to Climb around 700 steps to see the Lord Bahubali statue, for senior citizens and disabled palanquin (aka litter) is available.
  • Mysore Sightseeing covered for Free.

 

Illustrated Detailed Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour Itinerary 3 Days 2 nights: 

Day 01: Bangalore to Shravanabelagola via NH 75 Kunigal, Yediyur, Hiresave road 3 to 4 hours of journey.

Upon arrival at Bangalore, Kempegowda International Airport, KSR Bengaluru, Yesvantpur, Bangalore cant Railway station, or Kempegowda Bus station in Majestic Bangalore. The driver will assist in the pickup and drive to the hotel for fresh up and then move to Shravanabelagola on the way to visiting the following places.

  • Shri Parshwa Labdhi Dham Jain Temple, a peaceful Jain Mandir.
  • Check into the hotel and visit the following place.
  • Shravanabelagola nestles between two rocky hills “Indragiri” and “Chandragiri” with a white pond, located in between at the foot of the Indragiri hill; the Pond seems to have been created in place of the “Belagola” of the past, by the King of Mysore Sri Chikkadevaraja Wodeyar in the 17th Century CE.
  • The great art critic Mr. Ferguson’s descriptions of this 58.8 feet high Bahubali, aka Gomateshwara “nothing grander or more imposing exists anywhere, no know stature surpasses it in height. Sri Bopanna, the Kannada poet in his celebrated work ” Gommata Stuti,” describes that the creation of Gommata is apt and cannot be improved. Three inscriptions are in the Kannada language, says ” Sri Chavundaraya Madisidam” ( Meaning Mr. Chavundaraya did this job). Nearly 1039 years old, but still looking serene and freshly carved. The statue is 26 feet across shoulders, has a 10 feet waistline, 5.6 feet long middle finger, 9 feet long feet, 2.9 feet long toe, and the breath across the foot is feet is 4.6. Next to the Gommata statue, there are “Manasathambas”( free-standing pillars of enormous dimensions, of this Tyagada Brahmadeva pillar erected by Chavundaraya, is unrivaled.
  • Vindhyagiri Hill is situated about 3,288 MSL, it has fifteen must-see monuments can be reached by climbing around 700 steps.
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Vindhyagiri hill,
  • Bhagavan Gomateshwara Statue, the fifty-eight feet statue is considered to be the tallest monolithic statue in the World, atop Vindhyagiri at Shravanabelagola, a visual surprise, are an absolute symbol of Ahimsa (Non-violence) and supreme sacrifice. While Ahimsa brings happiness, the sacrifice ushers in peace. Bhagavan Gomateshwara Statue depicted in the upright position of meditation known as Kayotsarga, practiced to attain salvation by renunciation, self-restraint, and complete dominance over ego. The Digambara form is typical of Jains, and it symbolizes one’s victory over worldly attachment and wishes. The statue has ringlets, curly hair, elongated ears, opened eyes in a face with perfectly chiseled features, exhibiting a faint smile. His face, smile, and posture embody calm vitality of ascetic detachment, reveals divine grace. At the base of the Bahubali statue depicts an anthill, a creeper is entwining both his legs and arms blossoming into flowers in the upper arms. The monolithic statue stands on a carved lotus flower. As the symbol of his childhood and divinity.
  • Siddara Basadi, Dedicated to Sidda Bhagavan Tirthankara.
  • Akanda Bagilu (Bagilu means Door) the monolithic gateway is a doorway that has the Gajalakshmi panel, above the door lintel. Goddess Lakshmi is seated on a lotus, flanked by two elephants who anoint the goddess with pots, held in their trunks. The relief sculptures of crocodiles and lions form the upper part of the panel this is one of the finest and largest bloated image of Gajalakshmi in the country, undoubtedly the best of Ganga workmanship. While the doorway is assignable to the year 980 CE, the two cells at its sides were added around 1130 CE by Bharathamayya, general of Hoysala King Raja Vishnuvardhana. The two relief sculptures in the cells represent Bharata and Bahubali.
  • Chennanna Basadi
  • Wodegal Basadi is so-called because of the stone props against its basement. It is the only tirkutachala (Triple-shrine) temple at Shravanabelagola. Built of granite blocks, it is impressive for the commanding position it occupies. All the Pillars in the main hall are circular shape, and the outer walls are natural. In the three sanctums are beautiful images of Tirthankaras carved. The temple dated to 14th-century CE. in literary works is known as “Trikta Basadi.
  • Tyagada Kamba Historically significant. In the center of the pavilion is an elaborately carved pillar that is unmatched in artistic beauty. Minister Chavundaraya distributed gifts to the needy and the deserving from here. Another view is that he renounced from here all his worldly possessions, including his life. The entire scroll designs, elegant artistry, and bold lines bring out the best of the Ganga artistry. The original inscription at the base was erased in about 1200 CE by Heggade Kanna. He Heggade installed the Yaksha image on top of this pillar and got a record engraved at its pedestal some Five hundred years late, and an upper Mantapa built in brick and mortar.
  • Chauvisa Tirthankara Basadi, built in 1648 CE.
  • Bhandara Basadi
  • Jaina Matha
  • Kalyani ( Pond)
  • Mang Ayi Basadi
  • Negara Jinalaya
  • Dana Sale Basadi
  • Sidhanta Basadi
  • Akkana Basadi
  • Chandragiri hill is situated about 3049 feet MSL, named after the Maurya Empire, Emperor Chandragupta. Chandragiri, is the most ancient Jaina Center in South India, as per tradition, Chandragupta Maurya and his teacher “Bhadrabahu” came and settled here around 300 BCE. Thus the hill may be named after him. Chandra means Chandragupta Maurya, and Giri means hill in local Kannada Language. There is also Chandragupta Basadi on the mountain, which reminds of the Jain Tradition, and this Chandragupta Basadi along with Chavundaraya basadi famous not only in Shravanabelagola but also in entire Karnataka. Chavundaraya, who was Minister in Ganga Dynasty, was the man behind the Colossus of Lord Bahubali.
chandragiri hill, Shravanabelagola
Chandragiri hill as seen from Vindhyagiri hill top
    • Shantinatha Basadi
    • Parshvanatha Basadi
    • Chandragupta Basadi
    • Kattale Basadi
    • Majjigana Basadi
    • Shasana Basadi
    • Chandraprabha Basadi
    • Parshwanatha Basadi
    • Chavundaraya Basadi
    • Eradukatte Basadi
    • Savatigandhavarana Basadi
    • Terina Basadi
    • Shantishwara Basadi
    • Iruve-Brahmadeva Basadi
    • Bhadrabahu Cave
    • Marasimha’s Mana Stambha
    • Mahanavami Mantapa
    • Bhadrabahu Inscriptions
    • Gangaraja Mantap
    • Nishidhi Mantapa

 

Day 02: Shravanabelagola to Gommatagiri via Arsikere Mysore road, 75 km 2 hours of the journey and after Darshan drive to Sri Kshetra Kanakagiri:

After breakfast, drive to Gommatagiri, near Bettadur on the way visiting

  • Shanthinath Basadi at Jinanathpura
  • Hale Belagola old Basadi.
  • Shri Kshetra Gommatagiri Digambar Jain Temple, with 20 feet tall statue of Lord Bahubali on a hillock called ‘Shravana Gudda’, which has 700 years old history. the annual “Maha masthakabhisekha” during September month attracts large pilgrims.
  • Gommatagiri to Shri Kshetra Kanakagiri, Chamarajanagar District via NH 766, 85 km 2 hours of Journey.
  • Shri Kshetra Kanakagiri houses, the Parshwanath Jain temple, which was built western Ganga dynasty during the 5th or 6th Century CE. Parshwanatha was the 23rd Tirthankara of 24.
  • after darshan, drive to Mysore for an overnight stay in Mysore City.

Day 03: Mysore to Bangalore 145 km via Maddur, NH 275 4 to 5 hours of journey.

After breakfast, Drive to Mysore local sightseeing visiting:

  • Amba Vilas Palace: The official residence of Wodeyars. this palace is the most visited tourist spot in India second only to the Taj Mahal.  Amba Villas aka Mysore palace is a cutting edge masterpiece of building technology,  mural paintings, Painting by Raja Ravi Varma,  Sandalwood carvings, Thanjavur paintings, Ivory Carvings, Antique pieces, Durbar Hall. Mysore Palace light illumination is on Sundays and all public holidays in the evening. Sound and light programs are arranged on all days between 7 and 7:45, except on Sundays and public holidays. Inside premises of Mysore palace:  There are 12 temples namely, Someshwara Temple, Lakshmi Ramana Temple, Shweta Varahaswamy Temple, Sri Prasanna Krishna Swamy Temple, Sri Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Kodi Someshwara Swamy Temple, Sri Gayatri Temple, Sri Trineshwara temple and others.  some are built-in the 14th Century. The Annapurna another Building beside Mysore palace houses the exclusive collections of Costumes and dress materials of the yesteryears kings and queens, this was built some 600 years ago.
  • St. Philomena’s cathedral the second tallest church of Asia ( first being Our Lady of Dolours Basilica in Thrissur) Constructed in the year 1936 CE using Neo-Gothic style which was inspired by Cologne Cathedral in Germany.
  • Karanji lake, Houses the India’s biggest walk-through aviary (flight cages), Butterfly park, migratory birds like Sandpipers, The Herons, Asian openbill storks, Brown Shrike, Egrets, Red-wattled Lapwing, Rose-ringed parakeet, Black Drongo, red-whiskered bulbul, Booted Warbler, Sunbirds, Greenish Warbler Paradise, Flycatchers can be seen here.
  • Mysore zoo, officially the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden houses over 168 species and spread over 157 acres and its near to Mysore palace. Entry fees Rs 60 per person.
  • on the way back to Bangalore, visit Arthipura near Kokkare Bellur, the archeological excavation site of ancient Jaina vestiges. Here Adinatha, the first Tirthankara and other sculptures of the Hoysala period. And Shri Digambar 1008 Adinath Bhagwan Jain Temple and Ancient Shri Bhagwan Bahubali Jain Statue is a must-visit place here.
  • Kokrebellur Bird Sanctuary, which is a popular place for Birds watching and Photography of migratory birds like Painted Storks and Spot-billed Pelicans.
  • by evening drop back at Railway station or Airport and the tour concludes with happy memories.

Pricing of Shravanabelagola, Kanakagiri, and Gomatgiri Jain Tour for the season 2020 – 2021: 

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Inclusions in Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days:

  1. Exclusive private taxicab for 3 days from start to finish.
  2. Three days Pure Jain Breakfast.
  3. 1-night Accommodation in Shravanabelagola on twin sharing basis.
  4. 1-night Accommodation in Mysore on twin sharing basis.
  5. Hindi/English/Kannada/Telugu/Tamil speaking driver who also acts as a guide.
  6. Toll, parking fees, Fuel charges for the vehicle.
  7. Driver allowance for 3 days.
  8. Sightseeing as per the above itinerary every day.
  9. Pickup drop and all ground transfer from start to finish in a dedicated taxicab.
  10. Dedicated services of a tour executive.

Exclusions of Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days:

  1. Air, Bus, Train tickets from and to your place.
  2. Personal expenses, River rafting.
  3. Laundry, Booze, Phone bills, Shopping, etc.
  4. Speed boating, pedal boating, row boating, canoeing, and other optional activities.
  5. Domestic Travel Insurance.
  6. Mineral water bottle.
  7. Any item which is not mentioned in the Inclusion section.
  8. Any skipped breakfast or meals.
 Taxicab options for Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days are:
  1. Etios are suitable for 4 people.
  2. Innova is suitable for 6 people.
  3. Tempo traveler is suitable for 12 people.
  4. Mini Buses are suitable for 21 people.
  5. Semi- deluxe buses are suitable for 35 people.
  6. 50 seater bus is suitable for 50 people.
The booking procedure of Shravanabelagola Kanakagiri Gomatgiri Jain Tour 3 Days:
  1. Use the contact form to fill your requirements, we will match the same.
  2. 10% of the package cost as Advance payment.
  3. We will send all the required documents.
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