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Thursday, 4 July 2013

Thousand pillared Jain Temple in Moodabidri

Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani basadi – at Moodabidri, near Mangalore, Karnataka

Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani basadi, the largest and finest of its kind in coastal Karnataka; which was originally built in 1430 CE, is also considered the most ornate of the Jain temples of this region. It is well known as the Thousand pillared temple (Savira Kambada Basadi) as it has large numbers and varieties of pillars.