Goddess Padmavati

–Nitin H.P. Concept of Yaksha & Yakshi in JainismThe only goal of Jainism is to conquer ourselves from worldly sufferings, inner passions and attain liberation. As per Jainism Jina/Arihanta/Tirthankara is a liberated soul that is freed of the worldly sufferings and inner passions and reside in the top of the…

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Lord Parshwanath

–Nitin H.P. TirthankarIn Jainism, a Tirthankar (“Fordmaker or Propagator”; also Tirthankara or Jina) is a human being who achieves enlightenment (perfect knowledge) through asceticism and who then becomes a role-model teacher for those seeking spiritual guidance. A Tirthankar is a special sort of arihant, who establishes the fourfold religious order…

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Jainism

Jainism is one of the ancient religions of India. One presumes that it already existed in similar form as of today in the 6th century B.C. Most probably, it was propounded by Parshwanatha and was reformed and built into a closed system by Vardhamana Mahavira, a contemporer of Gautama Buddha.…

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Publications

Gurudeva Sri Kshetra Hombuja publishes ‘Gurudeva’ a Jain monthly to publicise its activites & Jainism related news and articles amongst the members of the Jain community and others. This is published under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhataraka Swamiji the pontiff of Sri Kshetra Hombuja and is…

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Institutions

Tirthakshetras and Institutions under Sri Kshetra Hombuja Hombuja Atishaya Srikshetra – Hosanagara Taluk, Shimoga District. Kundadri Atishaya Srikshetra – Tirthahalli Taluk, Shimoga District. Varanga Atishaya Srikshetra – Karkala Taluk, Udupi District. Hattiyangadi Srikshetra – Kundapura Taluk, Udupi District. Shravana Basadi – Karkala Taluk, Udupi District. Sri Kunda Kunda Vidya Peetha…

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Poojas

Below are the list of poojas performed at Sri Kehetra Hombuja. Devotees can get in touch with the Jain Mutt to perform the poojas & related please call Hombuja Jain Math on +91 08185 262721/22. Sl. No. Details of Pooja/Offering Amount in Rs. 1. Panchamrutha Abhisheka to Lord Parshwanath 100…

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About 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…

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