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Pawapuri or Pawa is a holy site for Jains located in the Nalanda district in the Bihar state of Eastern India. It is located about nineteen kilometers from Rajgir and 101 kilometers from Patna, the capital of Bihar.[1]

Pawapuri
town
Jal Mandir, the famous Jain temple at Pawapuri
Jal Mandir, the famous Jain temple at Pawapuri
Pawapuri is located in Bihar
Pawapuri
Pawapuri
Location in Bihar, India
Pawapuri is located in India
Pawapuri
Pawapuri
Pawapuri (India)
Coordinates: 25°05′30″N 85°32′20″E / 25.09167°N 85.53889°E / 25.09167; 85.53889Coordinates: 25°05′30″N 85°32′20″E / 25.09167°N 85.53889°E / 25.09167; 85.53889
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictNalanda
Founded byRaja Dharmpal
Government
 • TypeJDU
Languages
 • OfficialMagadhi, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Nearest cityBihar Sharif
Websitewww.pawapuritirth.org

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  1. ^ "Destinations :: Pawapuri ::Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation". Bstdc.bih.nic.in. Retrieved 5 March 2012.