ID: 108856
Short name: Koppal
State: Karnataka
Current district: Koppal
Alternative names: Kopaṇa, Kopaṇatīrtha, Kopaṇādri, Koppaḷa, Kupanācala
Name in local script: ಕೊಪ್ಪಳ

Koppal was an important jaina centre from the 7th century CE onwards. It was a holy site (tīrtha) and was the home of the Yāpanīya saṅgha, and has Gaṅga, Rāṣṭrakūṭa and Calukya inscriptions . There are records of many jaina laypersons committing ritual suicide (sallekhana) at Koppaḷa.

Related Works
Works this site is mentioned in: Cāvuṁḍarāyapurāṇa
Print sources
Last update: 26.03.2021 - 21:50
Suggested citation: Keerthi N. "Koppala." Pandit. <panditproject.org/entity/108856/site>. Updated on March 26, 2021 09:50 pm IST.
Contributors: Naresh Keerthi
Attributed to: Premodern Kannada