History One-Liners for various competitive examination
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Maximum questions come from this portion of different competitive exams.
Here are some important History one-liners for students competing for various exams
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1- Ramayana has 24000 hymns and is divided into Seven Skandhas (Kandas).
2-Mahabharata was written by Vyasa. The epic Mahabharata is also known as Jayasamhita, Satasahasri Samhita and the fifth veda.
3-Stories of Sakuntalam, Pralayam, Rishysringan, Ramcharitam, Satyavan Savitri, Nala and Damayanthi etc are included in the Mahabharata.
4-Bhagavatgita is included in the Bhishma Purva of Mahabharata. It is divided into 18 chapters and has about 700 hymns.
5-The word ‘Jaina’ was originated from the word ‘Jina’ which means conqueror.
6-Rishabha was the first Thirthankara.
* Neminath and Parswanatha were the 22nd and 23rd Thirthankaras respectively.
7- Mahavira was the 24th Thirthankara, who is considered as the founder of Jainism.
8- Mahavira’s mother was Trissala and Yasodha was his wife.
9-Mahavira is also known as ‘Vaishalia’ as he was born in Vaishali.
10-Jameli was the daughter of Mahavira.
11-Makhali Gosala was a companion of Mahavira. Who later founded the Ajivika sect.
12-Jains observe the day of Mahavira’s nirvana as Dipavali.
13-Makhali Gosala was a companion of Mahavira. Who later founded the Ajivika sect.
14- Mahavira got Kaivalya at the age of 42 under a Sal tree on the bank of river Rajpalika near Village Jimbhrikagrama.
15-Jainism speaks about 24 thinthankaras
16-Gautama Indrabhuti is considered as Mahavira’s first disciple.
17- Jain texts were written in the Prakrit language of Ardhamagadhi.
18-Jain sacred texts are called Angas.
19-Ahimsa Paramo Dharma is the sacred hymn of Jainism.
20-Jain texts were written under Bhadrabahu in BC 296.
21-Jain Temple at Sravanabelgola in Hassan district in Mysore is known as ‘Kasi of the Jains’.
22-Ahimsa, Satya, Asateya, Aparigraha, and Brahmacharya are the five major principles of Jainism.
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