About Jain MuttShravanabelagola – Jain Mutt Activities
Swastishri Charukirthi Bhattaraka Swamiji – Pontiff of the Shravanabelagolajain Math observes “Dharma has been the foundation of the Indian culture”. The Kings, Chieftains and Monarchs that have spread the values of life and culture during their regimes have enlivened the world culture in this region. Nandas, Mauryas, Kadambas, Rashtrkootas, Chalukyas, Gangas, Hoysalas, Vijaynagar Empire, and Mysore regencies have maintained the tradition of Indian culture and socio-religious values that has become the base of the modern Shilashasanas. The inscriptions on the Shasanas enshrines the values and morals that are able guide the coming generations…”.
Education Institution in Shravanabelagola Run By Jain Mutt
1. Ambika Nursery School.
2. Ambika Primary & Middle School
3. S.N.High School
4. Ambika English Medium School
5. S.N.Scince, Commerce & Arts College.
6. Bahubali Polytechnic College
7. Bahubali College of Engineering.
8. Shree Gomateshwara Vidyapeeta (Gurukul)
9. National Institution Of Prakrita Studies And Research.10. Jain Studies Center.
Head of Shravanabelagola Institutions
His Holiness Swasthishree Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji, Chairman of Managing Committee Trust (R), an organization established for the develop Shravanabelagola Sri Kshethra. A rare scholar, profound knowledge of Jain philosophy in Kannada, Hindi, Sanskrit and Prakrit as well as in English..
His deep interest in education is reflected in the setting up of schools, college nursing, engineering college and other institutes. The mobile medical van for the benefits of the rural folk in and around Shravanabelagoa, run by the Mutt is testimony to his social commitment. His dynamism is manifest in the various works under progress, construction of a huge library rest houses and similar developmental schemes for the comfort of pilgrims..
His Holiness Jagadguru Karmayogi Swastishree Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Mahaswamiji is the presiding pontiff of the Dharmapeetha of Shravanabelagola since April 1970. He is the Chairman of S.D.J.M.I. Managing Committee Trust, an organization established for the development of Sri Kshetra Shravanabelagola. A prolific scholar, he has made a deep study of Jaina philosophy in Kannada, Hi Sanskrit and Prakrit and also in English. He has a masters degree in History (Mysore University) and in philosopy (from Bangalore University) to his credit. H.H. Swamiji has a good command over Hindi, English and Kannada languages. His discourses in simple and lucid style leave the listeners spellbound..
A number of educational institutions such as Pre-Primary, Primary and high school, a Polytechnic and engineering college etc. have been established by him and are being managed by him. His Holiness Swamiji is keen on developing permanent projects for the benefit of the entire population in and around Shravanabelagola. Let us all join, follow him and make the first and foremost event of this Century a grand success.