Jainism

Medieval Karnataka Religious combat over supremacy

Abbalur, a small village in the Haveri district in the central part of Karnataka region, once it was a prominent center of worshiping for both Shaivas and Jains. In the 12th under the regime of Kalyana Chalukyas, there was a great religious movement with great consequences under the leadership of Sangana Basava (Basavanna)  a new …

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Kalya- The bygone centre of glory that witnessed the clash of religions and the re-tracing of poet Palkuriki Somanatha’s descendants.

Kalya, as it remains a small village ,  but before ten centuries ,  it was a prominent ancient town inhabited by Buddhists, Jains, Sri Vaishnavas & Shaivites. This centre of religions has witnessed several names like Kalyaha, Kalleha, Kalyana Pura, Kalavati pattana as recorded in many inscriptions. From the Turuvekere inscription of 1553 AD , …

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