Bahubali is said to have meditated motionless for a year in a standing posture and that during this time, climbing plants grew around his legs.
13 Facts About Bahubali
Bahubali is said to have excelled in studying medicine, archery, floriculture, and the knowledge of precious gems.
Bharata was gifted the kingdom of Vinita and Bahubali got the kingdom of Asmaka from South India, having Podanapur as its capital.
Bahubali was endowed with the final and superior body of extraordinary sturdiness and strength like Bharata.
Bahubali hurled open defiance at the chakravartin and challenged him to a fight.
Bahubali won all the three contests over his elder brother, Bharata.
Bahubali abandoned all possessions-kingdom, clothes, ornaments-to become a monk and began meditating with great resolve to attain omniscience.
Bahubali nanda is said to have meditated motionless in a standing posture for a year, during which time climbing plants grew around his legs.
Bahubali was then able to destroy the four kinds of inimical karmas, including the knowledge obscuring karma, and he attained omniscience.
Bahubali finally attained liberation at Mount Kailasa and became a pure, liberated soul.
The 12th-century granite statue of Bahubali, known as Gomateshwara, is erected atop a 50-metre tall hillock called 'Shravana Gudda'.
The famous Jain pilgrimage centre where a 28-foot -high statue of Bahubali is installed is 2 kilometres from the Kumbhoj city.
The life-story of Bahubali has been discussed in many works.