Posted: 14.08.2012
 
Jainism during Nanda Dynasty occupied a significant position. According to Jain texts the rulers of the Namda Dynasty were followers of Jainism and had many Jain ministers in their courts. According to Jain texts and inscriptions the rulers of the Nanda Dynasty were the followers of Jain cult. There are several literary evidences that reflect the inclination of the Nanda rulers towards the Jain religion. The...
Posted: 13.08.2012
 
Jainism during Kunika Ajatashatru prospered considerably. Kunika Ajatasatru was a ruler of the Magadha Empire and a follower of Lord Mahavira. Jainism during Kunika Ajatashatru flourished significantly. All the kings and the royal generations of this period wholly patronised and followed Jainism. They even provided all the required facilities to develop the literary and cultural activities of Jainism. The Jains...
Posted: 10.08.2012
 
Jainism under Chandragupta Maurya flourished significantly. Chandragupta Maurya was an ardent follower of Bhadrabahu who was a Jain saint. Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Mauryan Empire. He succeeded in conquering most of the Indian subcontinent. With his accession to the throne Jainism assumed a new phase in the Indian history. According to the Jain texts he is believed to have been born in a high...

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