Chaturmukha Basadi, Karkala
|Chaturmukha Basadi, Karkala|
|Deity||Aranath, Mallinath and Munisuvratnath|
|Location||Karkala, Udupi, Karnataka|
|Date established||1432 A.D.|
It has four symmetrical faces and is thus called chaturmukha (four faces) basadi (a term used to refer to Jain temples in South India). The temple has images of Tirthankara Aranath, Mallinath and Munisuvratnath. This basadi, completely made of carved granite rocks, is known as Tribhuvana Tilaka Jina Chaityalaya or Ratnatraya dhama from inscriptions.
- Karkala Town Municipal Council, archived from the original on 4 March 2016
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