Badnawar: 1 definition


Badnawar means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Jainworld: Jain History (h)

Badnawar is situated in the Dhar District. Its ancient name was Vardhamānapura kept after the Jaina Tīrthaṅkara Vardhamāna. Jinasena of the Puṇṇāta Saṃgha finished the Harivaṃśa Purāṇa at (Vaḍhamāna) Vardhamānapura in 783 A.D. Hariṣeṇa, who belonged to the Puṇṇāṭasṃgha, composed the Kathākośa in 931 A.D. at Vardhamānapura. Some image inscriptions with the name of Puṇṇāṭasaṃgha have been discovered at this place. Most of the Jaina images with the 12th-13th centuries inscriptions of the Paramāra period have been discovered here.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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