According to a late tradition, the spread of Jainism in Karnataka is attributed to Chandragupta Maurya. The emperor became a Jaina, gave up his throne and spent the last years of his life in Karnataka as a Jaina ascetic.Which one of the following Jaina texts proved this?
  • a)
    Parishisthaparvan
  • b)
    Mahavamsa
  • c)
    Divyavadana
  • d)
    Ratnamalika
Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

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By Abhi Mishra · 3 weeks ago ·UPSC
Abhishek Phogat answered 4 weeks ago
The Parisista Parvan by hemchandra is a collection of poems from 480 to 200 BC. This time is contemporary with chandragupta maurya. The rulers of that time are quite popular. Their movement in territory and religion should be worldwide noticed. Hence poet put their movements in his poems...

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