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SravanaBelgola, a small town, situated between two granite hills, Indragiri and Chandragiri, is the most important Jain site in South India. This place is 145km from Bangalore and it is dominated by the colossal 17.7m(58ft) high monolithic Statue of Gommateshvara, also known as Bahubali, son of first Jain thirthankara.

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On the summit of the 143m(469ft) high Indragiri Hill, to the south, the statue of the naked saviour stands on an anthill, staring impassively ahead. Entwined around his legs and arms are creepers, indicating the length of time he stood immobile in meditation. An inscription at the base records its consecration in AD 981 by Chamundaraya, the powerful minister of Rajamalla IV, one of the Ganga kings.

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Digambara muni worshipping lord Bahubali

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Digambara muni worshipping lord Bahubali

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A view of Chandragiri Hill above SravanaBelgola

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