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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, is covered with about 863 temples, some of which are of pure marble and date as far back as the eleventh century. Shakti Temples Pavagadh in the centre of Gujarat has temples dedicated to goddesses Mahakali and Bhadrakali. Lothal Lothal is the name of an ancient mound situated in the revenue jurisdiction of Saragwala Village in ...

Google previewLand and People of Indian States and Union Territories (2006)

In 36 Volumes. Gujarat by S. C. Bhatt, Gopal K. Bhargava

Palitana is a holy place for Jains, a small mercantile community of Gujarat.

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 ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1997)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

See PALITANA 2. Sa-tsu-ma \ ', sat-'su-ma\. Former province, S Kyushu, Japan ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

palitana cotton A fine, strong, even cotton of good length grown around Kathiawar, India. The staple is a bright, creamy white color. Brought to ...

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 . In the south, both the hills at Sravana Belgola, in Karnataka, are connected with Bhadraba ̄hu, the head of the Digambara Jains, who migrated there with a group of followers in the third century BCE. Along with the mountains, rivers play a pivotal ...

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