Shravanabelagola (Hassan District, Karnataka), June 17, 2017: Sri A Manju, district incharge minister and president of Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava’s state Government committee visited Dhavala Theertham and inspected the land reserved for Prakrit University for the Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava. He also inspected the construction work of the Bahubali Childrens Hospital’s building.

His Holiness Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji, the pontiff of Shravanabelagola Jain Math, Sri H D Parshwanath, Chief Convener of Renovation of Guest Houses Sub Committee and others were present on the occasion.

It can be recalled here that the foundation stone for constructing the Prakrit University was laid by the Chief minister of Karnataka recently is a function held at Shravanabelagola and the funds for constructing the Prakrit University buildings have been granted as a part of the Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava – 2018 grants. Further the Bahubali Children’s Hospital was constructed from the donations received for Kalashas during the  the Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava of Lord Bahubali in 2006. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service