Universität Bonn

Abteilung für Asiatische und Islamische Kunstgeschichte


Ādinātha Temple

The Ādinātha Temple at Srirangapatnam, alternatively known as Śrīraṅgapatnam Svāmī Jaina Temple, is dated by an inscription to 1589 CE. According to local legend, the statues housed in the large temple structure came from 1008 destroyed Jaina temples in the area. Especially old are the images of Padmāvatī and Dhāraṇendra. 

Temple seen from the front © Julia A.B. Hegewald
Inside view © Julia A.B. Hegewald
Image of Padmāvatī © Julia A.B. Hegewald
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