Chandraprabha Basadi - Chandragiri
Historical | Pilgrimage
#9 of 22 Places to Visit in Shravanabelagola
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.