4th – 16th Century CE, also known as the age of logic, was the period of development of Jain logic, philosophy and yoga. Various original texts, commentaries and expositions were written. The main Ācāryas were Samantabhadra, Siddhasena Divākara, Akalanka, Haribhadra
, Mānikyanandi, Vidyānandi, Prabhācandra, Hemacandra
, Yaśovijaya. For a detailed chronological list of Jain philosopher-monks see Jain Philosophers
. It was also a period of formation of modern Jain communities and extensive Jain contribution to Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Gujarati literature.
- 981 CE
- Construction of Gommaṭeśvara – Statue of Lord Bāhubalī (18 meters- 57 feet, worlds tallest monolithic free standing structure), at Sravana Belagola, Karnataka by Cāmuṇḍarāya, the general-in-chief and prime minister of the Gaṅga kings of Mysore.
- 10th Century CE
- Emergence of Śvetāmbara Gacchas out of which, most prominent are Tapā Gachha, and Kharatara Gaccha
- 11th–12th Century CE
- Construction of Delwara temples at Mount Ābu built by the Jain ministers of the king of Gujarat, Vastupāla and Tejapāla
- 13th Century CE
- Emergence of institution of Bhattāraka
- 1474 CE
- Establishment of non-image worshipping Śvetāmbara sect of Sthānakvasi established by a Jain layman, Lonka Shah.
- 1506 CE
- Establishment of Taranapantha Digambara sect
- 1683 CE
- Establishment of Digambara sect of Terapantha by a Śvetāmbara layman, Banarasidas
- 1760 CE
- Separation of Ācārya Bhikṣu from Sthānakavasi and establishment of Śvetāmbara Terāpantha sect.
- 1901 CE
- Establishment of Kavi Pantha based on the teachings of Srimad Rājacandra (1867 – 1901)
- 1934 CE
- Separation of Kānjisvāmi from Sthānakavasi and establishment of Digambara Kānjipantha