Pavapura, Pāvāpura, Pava-pura: 1 definition

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Pavapura 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)

Pāvāpura (पावापुर).—Tīrthaṅkar Mahāvīra attained liberation at Pāvāpura. It is situated in the Patna District. Some scholars identify it with Pāvāpurī of the Nalanda District, while others suggest that it was near Kuśinārā, the place of Buddha's death in Gorakhpur District. Bhaṭṭāraka Yaśahkīrti (15th century) of Gwalior describes Pāvāpura in the Jiṇaratti.

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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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