Sri Kshetra Hombuja
Hombuja/Humcha is an ancient Jain Heritage Centre in the Shimoga district of Karnataka, with its history dating back to the 7th century A.D. The city was established by Jinadattaraya a devotee of Goddess Padmavati. It is the most popular of all the Padmavathi shrines in the world. It remained as the capital of the Santhara kingdom till the end of 12th century and was ruled by many other rulers over the centuries. It houses the ancient Bhattarakha Peetha with Jagadguru His Holiness SwastiSri Devendrakerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji as its pontiff.
WWW.HOMBUJAPADMAVATI.ORG is the official website of Hombuja Jain Math. This website is aimed at giving the first hand information about the activities at Sri Kshstra Hombuja and authentic information about the history and temples of Hombuja.
DhamaSamprokshana Pooja & Dhwajastambha Punarpratishta
The Dhamasamprokshana Pooja of Parshwanath Swamy Temple and Dhwajastambha’s Punarpratishta at Sri Kshetra Hombuja were held under the Guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji on 8th March 2017.
Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava of Goddess Padmavati at Hombuja from 17th-22nd March 2017
Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), February 15, 2017: The annual Rathayatra Mahotsava of Lord Parshwanatha and Goddess Padmavathi will be held with other programmes at Humcha from 17th to 22nd February 2017 under the guidance of His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji.
ಶ್ರೀ ಹೊಂಬುಜ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ವಾರ್ಷಿಕ ರಥಯಾತ್ರಾ ಮಹೋತ್ಸವ 17-22 ಮಾರ್ಚ್ 2017ರ ವರೆಗೆ
ಶ್ರೀ ಹೊಂಬುಜ ಅತಿಶಯ ಮಹಾಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಪರಂಪರಾನುಗತವಾಗಿ ನಡೆದು ಬಂದಿರುವ ಭಗವಾನ್ ಶ್ರೀ 1008 ಪಾರ್ಶ್ವನಾಥ ಸ್ವಾಮಿ, ಮಹಾಮಾತೆ ಶ್ರೀ ಪದ್ಮಾವತಿ ಅಮ್ಮನವರ ವಾರ್ಷಿಕ ರಥೋತ್ಸವವು ಮಾರ್ಚ್ 17 ರಿಂದ ಮಾ. 22 ರವರೆಗೆ ಧಾರ್ಮಿಕ ವಿಧಿ ವಿಧಾನಗಳೊಂದಿಗೆ ಜರುಗಲಿವೆ. ಶ್ರೀ ದುರ್ಮುಖಿನಾಮ ಸಂವತ್ಸರದ ಫಾಲ್ಗುಣ ಮಾಸ ಪಂಚಮಿಯಿಂದ ನವಮಿಯವರೆಗೆ ನೆರವೇರಲಿದೆ.
New Administrative Officer Appointed
Hombuja (Shimoga District, Karnataka), February 23, 2017: Sri Sudhir A. Kusnale (B.E.) has been appointed as the new administrative officer of Sri Hombuja Jain Math. His Holiness Paramapujya Jagadguru Swasti Sri Dr. Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji the pontiff of Hombuja Jain Math has nominated Sri Sudhir to take care of the day to day administrative activities of the Math with effect from 24th February 2017. – Sri Hombuja Jain Math
Varanga Kere Basadi Pooja
As a part of the Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava at Varanga the idol of Sarvahna Yaksha is taken in a boat to the Chaturmukha Kere Basadi. Further, ‘Panchamrutha Abhisheka’ is performed to Lord Parshwanath & Sarvahna Yaksha at Kere Basadi. Post completion of pooja the Sarvahna Yaksha idol is taken back to Matasa basadi & Hire Basadis and poojas are performed. This was performed on 15th February 2017.
Varanga – Kirita Samarpane
Photos of Kirita Samarpane (pledging the crown) at Sri Kshetra Varanga held on 14th February 2017.
Varanga – Maha Rathotsava
Photos of “Maharathotsava” – of Lord Neminath & Sarvahna Yaksha at Sri Digambar Jain Math, Varanga, Karnataka – 14th February 2017. This is held as a part of the Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Dr.Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakh Swamiji of Hombuja Jain Math.
Varanga Pushpa Rathotsava
Photos of “Pushparathotsava” – of Lord Neminath & Sarvahna Yaksha at Sri Digambar Jain Math, Varanga, Karnataka – 13th February 2017. This is held as a part of the Annual Rathayatra Mahotsava under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Dr.Deevendrakeerthi Bhattarakh Swamiji of Hombuja Jain Math.
2017 – Annual Jathre Mahotsava at Kundadri
Kundadri (Tirthahalli Taluk, Shimoga District, Karnataka), January 14, 2017: The Annual Jathre (fair) and Makara Sankranthi pooja at 1008 Sri Parshwanath Swamy Digambar Jain temple on Kundadri hillock was held on January 14, 2017.