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Lakkundi Brahma Jinalaya

Lakkundi Brahma Jinalaya is a Jain temple situated at Lakkundi village in Gadag District of Karnataka. It was constructed by Attimabbe, wife of Nagadeva who was a chieftain of Chalukya King Ahavamalla. The sacred sanctum of the temple houses the main deity of Vardhaman Mahavir, the last Jain Tirthankar. The temple is an outstanding example of the Karnataka style of architecture. The sculptures inside the temple illustrate Attimabbe’s devotion, generosity and other virtues. Within the temple complex, there's a mukhya mandap or main hall and a court hall, intricately carved with sculptures depicting divine dancers. Lakkundi is 12 km from Gadag. The nearest railway station and airport are at Gadag Railway Station and Belgaum Airport respectively.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Gadag


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