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ARCHAEOLOGICAL TEAM BEGINS FIELD SURVEY AT MATHILAKAM TO COLLECT REMAINS OF JAIN TEMPLE

 



June 27, 2014, The State Archaeological Department has started a field survey of historic monuments at Mathilakam, near Kodungallur to find about once existent Jain culture in the area.
It is considered that Mathilakam was one of famous Jain centres during the Chera dynasty’s rule. There was a huge Jain temple here. The objective of the survey is to collect evidence for the existence of the Jain temple at Mathilakam, according to Mohanachandran of the Archaeological Department, Thiruvananthapuram.