Different orders of Kashta Sangha
The Kashta Sangha included several orders that have been stated below:
Nanditat Gachchha: This is associated with Nanded. It is named as Ramasenanvaya in memory of Acharya Ramasena. He is credited with being the founder of the Narsingpura community.
Mathura Sangha: The Agrawals Jains were associated with the Mathura Sangha order. As per the Darshanasar the order was founded by Ramasena. The oldest known inscription is of 1170 AD.
Bagada Gachha: This order is associated with Vagad region of Rajasthan
Lata-bagada Gachha: This order associated with the Vagad and Lata region of Gujarat. It also finds its mention in the 1145 AD inscription of Dubkunda. As per reference Jinasena, the author Harivansh Purana in shaka 705 belonged to this order. Many other Acharyas also belonged to this order. Most of them resided in the Punnata region of Karnataka.
Kashta Sangha: This order though existed at a particulate time, eventually merged into the Mula Sangh. Raighu, the celebrated poet and pratishthacharya was a disciple of the Kashtha Sangh Bhattarakas of Gwalior.
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