Jainism in Odisha (Orissa)

by Ashis Ranjan Sahoo | 2015 | 106,639 words

Summary: This essay studies the presence of Jainism in Odisha or Orissa by documenting the Art, Architecture and Iconography of Jaina images, relics, structures and establishments from different districts. In Odisha, archaeological evidences show how Jainism flourished during the 1st century BCE during the reign of emperor Kharavela, stating that Jainism was the state religion of Kalinga during the 3rd–4th centuries BCE.

Source: shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in

Contents of this online book ( + / - )

The full text of the Jainism in Odisha (Orissa) in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:

Comments:

Comment functionality currently not enabled
Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: