Maheswara or Maheshvara is another name of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is the "great god" of Hinduism. He is also known as Mahadeva. Shiva is the destroyer or transformer of the Trimurti as per Hindu mythology.
History of Jainism in India History of Jainism in India can be traced to ancient times till the advent of Dehi Sultanate in India. But there is a lot of confusion with regard to the origin of Jainism. The fate of Jainism differed with varying time periods.