History One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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History One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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Maximum questions come from this portion in different competitive exams.

Here are some important History one-liners for students competing for various exams

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1-First Jain council was held at Pataliputra in the fourth century BC under the leadership of Stulabahu.


2-Jainism was divided into two sects Swetambaras and Digambaras after the first Jain Council.


3-Kharavela of Kalinga gave patronage to Jainism.


4-Gomateshwara statue is situated in Sravana belgola.


5-Temple on the Mount Abu in Rajasthan is a famous center of Jain worship.


6-Jain sacred texts are called Angas.

 

 

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7-Makhali Gosala was a companion of Mahavira, Who later founded the Ajivika sect.


8-Jain texts were written under Bhadrabahu in BC 296.


9-Mahavira is also known as ‘Vaishalia’ as he was born in Vaishali.


10-Mahavira’s mother was Trissala and Yasodha was his wife.


11-Sidhartha, ruler of Nanda dynasty which ruled Kundalapuri was the father of Vardhmana Mahavira.


12-Jainism speaks about 24 Tirthankaras.


13-Rishabha was the first Thirthankara.


14-Mahavira was the 24th Thirthankara, who is considered as the founder of Jainism.


15-Neminath and Parswanatha were the 22nd and 23rd Thirthankaras respectively.


16-Jameli was the daughter of Mahavira.


17-Brahmacharya is the principle added by Mahavira.


18-Mahavira’s family was connected with the royal family of Magadha.


19-Jains observe the day of his nirvana as Dipavali.


20-Jain texts were written in the Prakrit language of Ardhamagadhi.


21-Digambaras are sky-clad or naked and swetambaras are clad in white.


22-Second Jain council was held at Vallabhipur in third Century BC under the leadership of Aryaskandil Nagarjuna Suri.


23-Mahavira taught the three Jewels of Jainism (Triratna) – Right Faith, Right Knowledge and Right Conduct.


24-Third Jain council was held at Vallabhipur in Gujarat in 5th Century AD under the leadership of Devardhi Kshamasramana.


25-Ahimsa, Satya, Asateya, Aparigriha, and Brahmacharya are the five major principles of Jainism.


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