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Jainism was born in Bihar in East India. When there was a great famine it is said that saint Bahubali along with his followers, came to Karnataka. The ruler of the Murya empire of the time Chandragupta, who considered Bahubali a sint , followed him and also undertook a fast unto death to propagate non-voilance. This place is the biggest pilgrim centre in Karnataka. With the patronage of the later West Ganga dynasty many jain temples were built on two rocky hills. Gometeshwara ststue on VIndyagiri in 981 attracted many people and became an important pilgrim centre.

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Jainism was born in Bihar in East India. When there was a great famine it is said that saint Bahubali along with his followers, came to Karnataka. The ruler of the Murya empire of the time Chandragupta, who considered Bahubali a sint , followed him and also undertook a fast unto death to propagate non-voilance. This place is the biggest pilgrim centre in Karnataka. With the patronage of the later West Ganga dynasty many jain temples were built on two rocky hills. Gometeshwara ststue on VIndyagiri in 981 attracted many people and became an important pilgrim centre.

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