Jain Maharashtri

Jain Maharashtri was a popular ancient language used in Jain scriptures. The stories and biographies of the Jain lords and saints were composed using this language.

Jain Maharashtri is a blend of Ardhmagadhi and Maharashtri, both of them Prakrit languages. The modern Marathi, language spoken in Maharashtra, contains elements of this language. Jain Maharashtri is a matter of interest for the experts researching on Jain religion.

Updated on 17th August, 2005


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