Kalya is an Israeli settlement and a kibbutz in the West Bank established in 1929 on the northern shore of the Dead Sea, 360 meters below sea level. It was occupied and destroyed by the Jordanians in 1948 and rebuilt in 1968, after the Six-Day War. It belongs to the Ihud HaKibbutzim movement.
The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.
Kalya (Kalavathi pattana)
Kalya is historic Jain center in Karnataka, India. Kalya is in the outer area of Magadi Taluk, Ramanagara District. This place is also near to Bangalore.
Kalavathipattana was the historic name of Kalya. This was the place for seventy five Jain temple and one of them was a wooden Jain temple. The whole place was set to fire and destroyed.
The place has a historic connection to nearby place Sankighatta another historic Jain center which was under the control of Settru's of Sankighatta where you can still find Jain temples and Jain families.
Even now we can find that the destroyed structures of Jain temple and Kannada stone inscription in Kalya.
This is a great place for research work about Jain heritage.
Category:Hoysala Empire Category:Jain temples in Karnataka