Jainism in Bihar
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Vasupujya, the 12th Jain Tirthankara was born in Champapur, Bhagalpur. He attained all his Pancha Kalyanaka (Garbha, Janma, Tapa, Kevala Jnana and Moksha) from Champapur. Vardhamana Mahavira, the 24th and the last Tirthankara of Jainism, was born in Vaishali around sixth century B.C.
Jain pilgrimages in Bihar are as follows:
- Stolen idol of Lord Mahavir recovered, The Times of India, 6 December 2015<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Pathak Prabhu Nath,Society and Culture in Early Bihar, Commonwealth Publishers, 1988, pp. 140
- Deity gift from Nagaland, The Telegraph, 7 January 2014<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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