Jain temples at Lakkundi

A small village situated between Hampi and Hubli has within it some of the beautiful Jain temples. the most prominent being the Sun Temple. while the scale may not compare with temples of Pattadakal or Hampi, this area cannot be missed if you love the beauty of medieval temple architecture. 

below are views of the Sun Temple

Below is the Brahma Jinalaya is a Jain Basadi / temple built in the 11th century by Attimabbe mother of Ahniga Masavadi the ruler of Lakkundi.  Queen Attimabbe was generous and a benefactor of Kannada literature and Jainism due to which she earned the title “Daanachintamani”. 

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