Shravanbelagola, located 51 km south-east of Hassan in Karnataka is one of the most important Jain pilgrim centers of India. The Statue of the Jain saint Gommateshwara (AD 981)carved out of a mountain, said to be one of the tallest and most graceful statues in the world, is situated in this small town atop the Indragiri hills.This is one of the most popular Jain pilgrimage center in South India, an is known for its colossal monolithic statue of Gomateswara, on top of a hill. A flight of 500 steps provides access to this temple.This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.