Pawapuri

Published: 17.07.2012
Updated: 03.07.2015
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Pavapuri

Pawapuri, Bihar, India


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Pawapuri

Hindi: पावापुरी
Urdu: پوا پوری

is a holy site for Jains located in the Nalanda district of Bihar. According to Jain tradition, Pawapuri (which also known as Apapuri, i.e. "the sinless town") is the place where Mahavira achieved moksha.

Jain Temples at Pawapuri:

Shvetambara:
Pawapuri Jal Mandir
Pawapuri Gaon Mandir
Pawapuri Samosaran
Pawapuri New Samosaran
Pawapuri Jain Temple (built by Bibi Mehetab Kumari)
Digambara:
Digamber Jain Mandir (situated near Jal Mandir)


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  1. Bihar
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  5. Jain Temple
  6. Jain Temples
  7. Mahavira
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  11. Pawapuri Gaon Mandir
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  13. Samosaran
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