Q. First Jainism Council held at which of the following location?

[A] Valabhi

[B] Patliputra

[C] Sarnath

[D] Rajagriha

Answer: B

Explanation: Spread of Jainism:

  • The first Jain Council was convened at Pataliputra by Sthulabahu, the leader of the Digambaras, in the beginning of the 3rd century B.C. The second Jain Council was held at Valabhi in 5th century A.D.
  • The final compilation of Jain literature called Twelve Angas was completed in this council.

Source: Tamil Nadu state Board Class 11