Aranatha

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Ara
18th Jain Tirthankara
Thirtankara.jpg
Idol of a Tirthankara
Details
Alternate name: Aranath
Historical date: 16,584,980 BCE
Family
Father: Sudarsana
Mother: Mitra devi
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Places
Birth: Hastinapura
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Attributes
Colour: Golden
Symbol: Fish
Height: 30 dhanusha (90 meters)
Age At Death: 84,000 years old
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Yakshendra
Yaksini: Dharini

Aranath was the eighteenth Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he was born around 16,584,980 BCE. He became a siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Aranath was born to King Sudarshan Raja and Queen Devi Rani at Hastinapur in the Ikshvaku clan.[1] His birth date was the 10th day of the Migsar Krishna month of the Indian calendar.

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