Bimbisara

Updated on: 18.11.2010

Alias

Shrenik, Srenika, Śreṇika

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About

Bimbisāra (बिम्भिसार) is supposed to be the first king of the northeast Indian kingdom of Magadha during the 5th or 4th century BCE.

In Jaina scriptures Bimbisāra is usually named Shrenik (Sanskrit: श्रेणिक śreṇika).

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