Khandelapura, Khaṇḍelapura, Khandela-pura: 1 definition


Khandelapura 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)

Khaṇḍelapura (खण्डेलपुर) is one of the historical names for Khaṇḍelā.—At a distance of forty-five kms. from Sikar stands the town of Khaṇḍelā. Its old name as known from literary sources were Khaṇḍilla and Khaṇḍelapura. . In 1287 A.D., Jinaprabhasūri also came to Khaṇḍelapura and he converted the people to Jainism by his teachings. Brāmaṇika, a pupil of Bhaṭṭāraka Jinacandra of Mūlasṃgha, paid visit to Khaṇḍelapura in 1461 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 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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