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Major events in Jain History
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Major events in Jain history

BCE

????: Rishabhdev civilized people
3000: Indus valley civilization
877 : Birth of Parshwanatha, the 23rd Teerthakar
777 : Nirvan of Parshwanath
599 : Birht of Vardhaman Mahavir
570 : Vardhman Mahavir renounce the worldly things
557 : Vardhman Mahavir obtain enlightenment
527 : Nirvan of Vardhman Mahavir
327 : Mauryan Empire founded
327 : Alexander's invasion
324 : Chandragupta Maurya defeats Selucos Nicator
298 : Bindusara coronated
272 : Ashok becomes emperor
209 : Kharvel born
185 : Kharvel coroneted
183 : Kharvel defeats Satvahan king
181 : Kharvel defeats Ratthiks & Bhojaks
180 : Emperor Brihadrat killed Fall of Mauryan empire
179 : Kharvel attacks Magadh & brings back Kalingjin idol
175 : Kharvel brings indian subcontinent under his control

CE
1st Century: Acharya Kundkund born
87 : Pushpadanta starts to write Shatkhandagam
156 : Bhutbali completes writng of Shatkhandagam
3rd Century: Rise of Gang Dynasty
345 : Rise of Kadamb Dynasty
454 : Devardhigani coimpiles Jain agams
6th Century: Rise of early Chalukyas
7th Century: 8000 Jains massacred in Madurai
753 : Rise of Rashtrakuts
788 : Akalankacharya confutes Buddhists at Kanchi
792 : Virsen begins composition of Dhavala comentry on Shatkhandagam
816 : Virsen completes Dhavala comentry
850 : Mahavircharya wrote highly advanced Ganit Saar Sangrah
892 : Rise of eastern Chalukyas
974 : Marsinha II took Sallekhana
981 : Chamundrai founded Bahubali's statue at Shravanbelgola
981 : First Marathi sentense inscripted at Shravnbelgol
1022: Rise of Hoysalas
1089: Acharya Hemchandra born
1143: Kumarpal was born
1160: Rise of Chauta Dynasty at Tulunadu
1350: Rise of Saluva rulers in Karwar, Karnatak
1867: Shrimad Rajchandra was born
1889: Kanaji Swami was born
1893: Virchand Gandhi attends first world religion conference