Humcha is a small village located in Shimoga district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Humbaj or Hombuja (better known as Humcha or Hamchawadi) is a Atishaya Kshetra, a place where divine events regularly occur. It is the most famous pilgriage place dedicated to Lord Parsvanath and Devi Padmavati.
It is famous for being home to an ancient temple of Goddess Padmavati, and to the Humbaj Matha (seminary/monastery), an important institution of the Jain community. This temple is considered to be very holy and is known or its cultural and historical heritage. Other notable highlights of the place are a lake that reputedly never dries up and a tree that likewise always remains green.