Mahavira

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Mahavira
Known for twenty-fourth tirthankara

Mahavira:

see JainismJainism
[i.e., the religion of Jina], religious system of India practiced by about 5,000,000 persons. Jainism, Ajivika, and Buddhism arose in the 6th cent. B.C. as protests against the overdeveloped ritualism of Hinduism, particularly its sacrificial cults, and the authority of
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Dangal", directed by Nitesh Tiwari, is based on the real life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh and his famous daughters Geeta and Babita Phogat and the relationship between them.
The CMO of Lok Nayak Hospital has been shifted to Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital as a medical superintendent; the CMO of Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital has been moved to Shri Dada Dev Matri Avum Shishu Chikitsalaya.
12 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the nation ahead of Mahavir Jayanti.
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital) was responsible for concept design, literature search and manuscript preparation, M.
Goa provides British travellers with such attractions as Polem Beach, Ashwem Beach, Cultural attractions such as Cabo da Rama Fort, and natural wonders such as the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.
The second series of the drama certainly gets off to a tense start as Dominic finds himself in Srinagar, Kashmir, negotiating the release of a British Asian family who were in the region to visit their son Mahavir.
This time King, played by Trevor Eve, is in Kashmir, India, negotiating the release of the Mehtas, a British Asian family kidnapped while on holiday visiting their son Mahavir.
lt;br /> Singh, who served in the Indian army, received the Mahavir Chakra award for gallantry for his performance during the 1971 war against Pakistan.
Jains celebrate Diwali because Mahavir (the Jain guru) attained Moksh (liberation).
During this period, Jains -most of whom share a common surname, Shah - across the city and on both sides of the Atlantic observe a fast and pray to Lord Mahavir, as well as engage in spiritual activities such as discourses, chanting and meditation.
Mahavir Singh Randawa, from Tamarisk Way, Gateshead, has not been seen since December 4 last year.
Mahavir Singh, 27, left his home in Tamarisk Way on December 4.