Anantanatha

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Ananta
14th Jain Tirthankara
Thirtankara.jpg
Idol of a Tirthankara
Details
Alternate name: Anantnath
Historical date: 7 x 10^210 Years Ago
Family
Father: Simhasena
Mother: Suyasha
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Places
Birth: Ayodhya
Nirvana: Shikharji
Attributes
Colour: Golden
Symbol: Falcon
Height: 50 dhanusha (150 meters)
Age At Death: 3,000,000 years old
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Patal
Yaksini: Ankusha

Anantanatha was the fourteenth Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini) of Jainism.[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.

Anantanatha was born to King Raja Sinhasena and Queen Suyasha Rani at Ayodhya in the Ikshvaku clan.[1] His birth date was the 13th day of the Vaishakha Krishna month of the Indian calendar.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.  p.31