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Buddhism and Jainism – Part 2 Jainism – ancient history of india l jainism upsc

JAINISM The origin of Jainism is surrounded anonymity. The name of Rishabha and Arishtanemi are found in Rig-Veda and it is also found in Vishnupurana and Bhagvatpurana. These indicate that Jainism is as old as Vedic religion. Jainism is the outcome of the teachings of twenty four Tirthankaras. Origin of Jainism: • There were 24

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Buddhism and Jainism – Part 1 Buddhism – Ancient history of India

Gautama Buddha founded Buddhism and is known as Supreme Buddha. Symbols of 5 great events of Buddha’s Life: • Buddha’s Birth: Lotus & Bull. • The Great Departure (Mahabhinishkramana): Horse. • Enlightenment (Nirvana): Bodhi Tree. • First Sermon (Dhammachakraparivartan): Wheel. • Death (Parinirvana): Stupa. Four Noble Truths: Four noble truths were taught by Buddha in

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The Anglo Mysore Wars I British Conquest of Mysore

The Conquest of Mysore: British expansion of Power in Mysore : Haider Ali started his career as a soldier in the Mysore state, where he later became the Faujdar of Dindigul. With the help of the French he was able to establish a modern arsenal in Dindigul. And in 1761, Haider Ali overthrew the Nanjaraja,

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Battle of Plassey and Buxar || Modern Indian History UPSC

Battle of Plassey Battle fought Year: 23 June 1757 Battlefield: Plassey Winner: British under Clive Loser: Siraj ud-Daulah The Battle of Plassey was fought between the British East India Company and Siraj-ud-Daulah (Nawab of Bengal). Siraj-ud-Daulah was supported by the French. The battle took place on June 23, 1757. The victory of British East India

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Carnatic Wars- The fall of French and Rise of English in India | Modern Indian History

The Carnatic Wars were fought between the English and the French on the Indian soil for supremacy. These wars were fought to decide the rivalry between the English and the French and were directly connected with their rivalry in Europe. These were really part of the great Anglo-French wars of the eighteenth century and are

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