Gerasoppe: 1 definition


Gerasoppe 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)

Gerasoppe in North Kanara District, was associated with Jainism, at least from 1378 A.D., the date of the earliest dated Jaina epigraph from this town. Another name of Gerasoppe was Kṣemapura. The epigraphs found from this town, disclose the existence of several Jaina temples, the earliest of which was probably the temple of Anantanātha, built by a rich woman, called Rāmakka before 1392 A.D.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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