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  1. Palitana is a city in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. It is located 50 km southwest of Bhavnagar city and is a major pilgrimage centre for Jains.
  2. Palitana a.k.a. Palitana State: Palitana was a princely state in India during the British Raj until 1948. The center was the city of Palitana. The last ruler of the state received a privy purse of 180,000 Rupees at the state's accession to independent India on 15 February 1948.


Palitana assembly constituency is one of the 182 assembly constituency of Gujarat. It is located in Bhavnagar District.

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Google previewEnvironment, Security and Tourism Development in South Asia: Tourism development in South Asia (2004)

Palitana is a holy place for Jains, a small mercantile community of Gujarat. The top of the Shetrunjaya, a nearby hill of 603 meters height, ...

Google previewProceedings of the Council of the Governor of Bombay Assembled for the Purpose of Making Laws (1878)

by Bombay (India : State). Legislature. Legislative Council

Palitana is an independent place, where there is no special supervision. In 1872 there was only a little difference — say Rs. 2 per candy — which offered no inducement for improvements ; but now, when the difference is Rs.15 and upwards ...

Google previewThe Life of the Swami Vivekananda (1914)

by Swami Virajānanda

Palitana is a veritable City of Temples, and in the mornings one hears now and then the sounds of bells and chants and the beating of drums. And then the rest of the days is silent save for the noise made by vast flocks of pigeons that fly from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Hindi and Marathi director born in Palitana, Saurashtra, best known forclassic Ramayana extravaganzas with Shobhana Samarth. Educated inGujarat and Bombay. Studied electrical engineering.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1997)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

See PALITANA 2. Sa-tsu-ma \ 'sat-su, sat-'su-ma\. Former province, S Kyushu, Japan, now in Kagoshima prefecture; noted for its pottery, dating from 16th cent. Held as fief by powerful Shi - ma/.u ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hinduism (2008)

by Denise Cush, Catherine A. Robinson, Michael York

Apart from Abu, other mountains are connected to Jainism: Girnar in Junagadh, associated with Neminatha, the twenty-second tı ̄rthankara, and Shatrunjaya, near Palitana in Kathiawad, associated with R.s.abhanatha, the first tı ̄rthankara .

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Hindu World (1992)

by Gaṅgā Rām Garg

It is one of the five mountains which the Jainas of Western India consider sacred, the others being Girnar, Palitana and Tallijah in Saurasfra, and Parasnath hill in Bengal, far to the east. On the Delhi-Ahmedabad railway line, there is Abu Road ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm


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