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Chitharal Jain Monuments

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Affiliation  Jainism
Date established  9th century A.D.
Festivals  Mahavir Jayanti
Temple(s)  1
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Location  Marthandam, Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu
Similar  Udayagiri Fort, Chitharal malaikovil, Mathur Aqueduct, Vattakottai Fort, Marunthuvazh Malai

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The Chitharal Jain Monuments are the ruins of a Jain training centre from the 9th century CE, on a small hill in Chitharal village, Kanyakumari district Tamil Nadu.

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The monuments are located in the small village of Chitharal, Tamil Nadu, which lies 7 km from Marthandam and 55 km from Kanyakumari.

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Chitharal is historically known as Thirucharanathupalli – the abode of Jain monks belonging to the Digambara sect. It is famous for the hillock which has a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Thirthankaras and attendant deities carved inside and outside dating back to the 9th century. Among the rock-cut relief sculptures is a figure of the goddess Dharmadevi. Jain influence in this region was due to the King Mahendravarman I (610-640).

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