List of ancient Jains

This is a list of ancient Jains.

Name Occupation Works Period Location Citation
Konguvelir Poet Perunkathai 678 CE [1]
Thiruthakkatevar Poet Sivaka Chintamani [1]
Poyyamozhi King [1]
Gunaveerapandithar Grammarian Neminatha (a grammar work) and Vachanandimaalai (rules for poetry) [1]
Bhavanandi Grammarian Nannool (a grammar work) 12th century C.E. [1]
Chinnammaiyar and Poonkothai Poets Thiruchengottukuravanji and a treatise on Advaita 17th century [1]
Chennabyradevi Queen of Suluva dynasty 1554-1602 AD Gerusoppa [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Krishnamachari, Suganthy (12 October 2017), "On how Kongu Nadu was a Jain bastion", The Hindu
  2. ^ Prakash, BV (20 May 2014), "Royal remains of a glorious era", Deccan Herald