Shedabala is a small hamlet situated near Athani
in Belgaum District
. Rich in Jain heritage, Shedabala is the birth place of the well known Jain ascetic Elacharya Paramapujya Muni Sri 108 Vidyananda Maharaj.
Numerous Jain temples can be seen in this place and the most notable among them is the Shanthinatha Jain temple, built of stone. Shanthisagar Chatra Ashram is situated nearby.
Shedabala lies at a distance of 32 km from Athani. Good transportation facilities are available from Athani and Belgaum. Accommodation facilities are available at the Shanthisagar Chatra Ashram.
Belgaum Airport, Belgaum Central Bus Station and
Belgaum Railway Station are the nearest access points.