Jainism flourished in Goa during the rule of Kadamba dynasty. Broken sculptures of the Jain  Tirthankara Suparshvanatha, belonging to the period of the Goan Kadamba ruler Shivachitta Permadi Dev, were discovered in an old Jain temple in Jainkot, Naroa.
Pranamsagar ji ( Digambara Jain ascetic) visited Goa in 2015 and gained 150 new followers. It was the first time for a Jain ascetic to set foot in the state in a thousand years.  The state then became the place for his  Chaturmas of the year 2015.
There were 864 Jains in Goa according to the 2001 census: 456 male and 408 female.
The number increased to 1,109 in 2011 census. 
The ancient Jain temple of
Cudnem village dedicated to Lord Rishabhanatha was constructed by Gurjara community in tenth century. It went to ruins in fifteenth century. Broken idols of  Tirthankara were discovered during an excavation in 1986 by the directorate of archeology and archives.
Gurjara community also constructed the Jain temple at Narve,
Bicholim in 1150 AD. The sculpture of Parshvanatha, the 23rd Tirthankara was discovered in Hindolewada, Narve.
Jain temple of twenty-second Tirthankara Neminatha in Bandora, Goa built by King Sripala. 
The idols of
Tirthankara were also found in Chandreshwar temple in Kothambi village, situated on the right bank of the River Mandovi.
The first Jain sculpture (belonging to the early southern Shilahara) in Salcete, Chandor was discovered by Father
Henry Heras during one of his expeditions.
, Department of Information and Publicity, History of Goa Government of Goa, archived from the original on 4 March 2016 , retrieved 14 September 2015
TNN (7 June 2015), , Non-familiarity to Jain monks led to nude sadhu issue Panaji: The Times of India
Navhind Times (7 June 2015), , Jain Mandal says awareness needs to be created on Digambar sect seers Panaji: The Navhind Times, archived from the original on 23 December 2015 , retrieved 14 September 2015
TNN (9 April 2015), , Margoa: Netas’ comments on nude monk hurt Jain community The Times of India
Census of India (2001), , Population by religious communities Ministry of Home Affairs (India), archived from the original on 1 July 2010 , retrieved 14 September 2015
Census of India (2011), , Goa Population - Census India 2011 Ministry of Home Affairs (India), archived from the original on 29 January 2018 , retrieved 20 November 2018
, Department of Tourism, Goa - Early recorded history (The Aryan conquest) Government of Goa, archived from the original on 10 September 2015 , retrieved 14 September 2015
TNN (24 November 2008), , Singular pre-Portuguese monument crumbling from neglect Paul Fernandes finds that the Jain basti at Bandora requires conservation Goa: The Times of India, archived from the original on 5 March 2016 , retrieved 20 November 2018
Shenoy, Balaji (11 February 2015), , Ruins of Neminath Jain Basti at Bandora The Navhind Times, archived from the original on 8 March 2016 , retrieved 18 September 2015
Kerkar, Rajendra; TNN (31 October 2014), , Jain heritage dwindles as govt sits pretty The Times of India
Kakar, Katarina (15 December 2013), , Moving to Goa Penguin UK
de Souza, Teotonio R. (1 January 1994), , Goa to Me New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, ISBN 81-7022-504-3 de Souza, Teotonio R. (1 January 1989), , Essays in Goan History New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, ISBN 81-7022-263-X