Shauripura, Śaurīpura, Shauri-pura: 1 definition


Shauripura 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.

The Sanskrit term Śaurīpura can be transliterated into English as Sauripura or Shauripura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Jainworld: Jain History (h)

Śaurīpura (शौरीपुर) or Sauryapura.—According to the Tiloyapaṇnatti, Harivaṃśapurāṇa and Ārādhanā Kathā Kosha of Nemidatta, Ariṣṭanemi was born at Śaurīpura. This place is identified with the place near Bateśvara in Agra District. The remains of old Jaina temples and images have been discovered at this place. In the medieval period, it remained a seat of the Bhaṭṭārakas of the Mūlasaṃgha. Bhaṭṭāraka Viśvabhūṣaṇa of this Saṃgha constructed the Jaina temple and performed its installation ceremony in 1667 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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