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Timeline of Jainism

The history of Jainism at a glance.

c. 900

Jain temples created alongside Hindu and Buddhist ones at Ellora

981

Giant statue of Jain deity built at Shravanabelagola

c. 1880

Jain reform movement begun under Acharya Rajendrasuri

1904

A Jain temple is included in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

1927

Indian high court recognizes Jainism as a distinct religion, rather than a sect of Hinduism