Gommateshwara
Bahubali (Sanskrit: बाहुबली) also called Gomateshwara (Kannada: ಗೊಮ್ಮಟೇಶ್ವರ Tulu: ಗೊಮ್ಮತಾ) was an Arihant. According to Jainism, he was the second of the hundred sons of the first Tirthankara, Rishabha and king of Podanpur. The Adipurana, a 10th-century Kannada text by Jain poet Adikavi Pampa (fl. 941 CE), written in Champu style, a mix of prose and verse and spread over in sixteen cantos, deals with the ten lives of the first tirthankara, Rishabha and his two sons, Bharata and Bahubali. According to the Digambaras he was the first human in this half time cycle to attain liberation.
A monolithic statue of Bahubali referred to as "Gommateshvara" built by the Ganga dynasty minister and commander Chamundaraya is a 60 feet (18 m) monolith and is situated above a hill in Shravanabelagola, in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It was built in the 10th century AD.[citation needed] Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims, devotees and tourists from all over the world flock to the statue once in 12 years for an event known as Mahamastakabhisheka. On August 5, 2007, the statue was voted by Indians as the first of Seven Wonders of India. 49% votes went in favor of this marvel.

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Bahubali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bahubali (Sanskrit: बाहुबली) also called Gomateshwara (Kannada: ಗೊಮ್ಮಟೇಶ್ವರ Tulu: ಗೊಮ್ಮತಾ) was an Arihant. According to Jainism, he ...
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Gomateshwara Bahubali Statue at Shravanabelagola: A Wonder
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Shravanabelagola is a city located in the Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka and is 158 km from Bangalore. The statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali at ...
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The ultimate state of blessedness is nirvana, or the extinction of the self. A Jain (a follower of Jainism) makes devotions to the colossal Gommateshwara Statue at the Shravanabelagola Temple, in southern India. One of the tallest statues in the  ...
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This statue of Gommateshwara Bahubali is carved from a single large stone which is fifty-seven feet high. The giant image was carved in 981 A.D., by order of Chavundaraya, the minister of the Ganga King Rachamalla. Bahubali is another  ...
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Known as Indragiri and Vindhyagiri, this Doddabetta has the wonderful image of Gommata atop it. The hillock is 3347 feet above sea level and has a flight of 620 steps to reach its top.
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The Gommateshwara statue of Karkala, inspired by the one at Sravanabelagola, is a testimony to the devotion of the Jain kings of Karnataka. The breathtakingly lifelike statue of Gommateshwara cradled in enchanting natural scenery is well worth the steep, 200-step ascent to this awe-inspiring structure.
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