[ muh-hah-veer-uh ]
/ məˌhɑˈvɪər ə /
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How to use Mahavira in a sentence
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
British Dictionary definitions for Mahavira
/ (ˌmɑːhəˈvɪərə) /
the title of Vardhamana 599–527 bc, Indian ascetic and religious teacher, regarded as the founder of Jainism
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