The four-faced Jain temple of Kasaragod

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Chathurmukha Basti is a Jain temple situated in the town of Manjeshwar in Kasaragod District of Kerala, South India. Kasarkode (Cranganore) is the the northernmost district of Kerala.

Chathurmugha Basthi means the four-faced temple. This temple is so called because there are four idols of Vardhamana Mahaveera, the founder of Jainism, facing the four directions.

This is one of the two Jain temples located in Manjeshwar. There are four-directional Jain temples in some other places as well.

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