Vardhamana

[ vahr-duh-mah-nuh ]
/ ˌvɑr dəˈmɑ nə /

noun Jainism.

a semilegendary teacher, believed to have died c480 b.c., who reformed older doctrines to establish Jainism in its present form: regarded as the twenty-fourth and latest Tirthankara.

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Also called Vardhamana Mahavira, Mahavira.
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British Dictionary definitions for Vardhamana

Vardhamana
/ (ˌvɑːdəˈmɑːnə) /

noun

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