Medatapura, Meḍatapura, Medata-pura: 1 definition



Medatapura 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)

Meḍatapura is one of the historical names for Mertā, situated a distance of one hundred seventeen kms. north-east of Jodhpur. After converting the Yakṣa, Kaḍameḍa and a large number of Brāhmaṇas to Jainism, Abhayadevasūri, who lived in the eleventh century A.D., caused the temple of Mahāvīra to be built in this city.

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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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