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Kongarpuliyankulam

Jain heritage center


Kongarpuliyankulam is a Jain heritage center situated 15 km south-west of Madurai. It has eight caves within the area of a single rock formation. Bramhi inscriptions of the second century can be viewed on the rounded edge of the roof in one of the caves. A rock with an image of a Tirthankar seated in padmasana is a significant archeological element.


Updated on 21st September, 2005
District: Madurai
Location: Madurai

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