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  • 599 BCE - 527 BCE
    Traditional dating of the life of Vardhamana, according to Jain tradition.
  • 298 BCE
    Chandragupta voluntarily abdicates the throne in favour of his son Bindusara. Jain sources say that Chandragupta turned into an ascetic and follower of Jainism, migrated south and starved himself to death.
  • c. 634 CE
    The Jain Meguti temple is first built at Aihole.
  • 950 CE - 970 CE
    The Jain Parsvanatha Temple is built at Khajuraho.

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599 BCE - 527 BCE: Traditional dating of the life of Vardhamana, according to Jain tradition.
 
 
298 BCE: Chandragupta voluntarily abdicates the throne in favour of his son Bindusara. Jain sources say that Chandragupta turned into an ascetic and follower of Jainism, migrated south and starved himself to death.
 
634 CE: The Jain Meguti temple is first built at Aihole.
 
950 CE - 970 CE: The Jain Parsvanatha Temple is built at Khajuraho.
 
 
 
 
 
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