Chandraprabha Basadi - Chandragiri - History, Timings & Entry Fee

Historical | Pilgrimage

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Distance (From Sravanbelagola): 0.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 15 Mins or Less

Place Location: On Chandragiri Hill

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: This is situated on Chandragiri hill and can be visited along with all other structures on Chandragiri

At a distance of 0.5 km from Shravanabelagola Bus Station & 1.5 km from Bahubali Gomateshwara Temple, Chandraprabha Basadi is located on Chandragiri Hill.

It consists of an open Garbagriha, a sukhanasi, a navaranga and a porch and enshrines a seated figure of Chandraprabha, the 8th tirthankara. In the sukhanasi are placed the images of Shyama and Jwalamalini, the yaksha and yakshi. The pedestal of Jwalamalini image shows a lion with two riders seated one behind the other.

The basadi is a brick structure raised over a stone base. It is said to have been constructed by the Ganga king Sivamara II.