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Mahavira

[muh-hah-veer-uh]
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noun
  1. Vardhamana.
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  • The organization into communities was made by Buddha2065 and, apparently contemporaneously, by Mahavira, the founder of Jainism.

    Introduction to the History of Religions

    Crawford Howell Toy


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Mahavira

noun
  1. the title of Vardhamana 599–527 bc, Indian ascetic and religious teacher, regarded as the founder of Jainism
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