Shreyanasanatha

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Sreyāṁsa
11th Jain Tirthankara
Interior of the Jain Temple dedicated to Shreyansanath was the eleventh Jain Tirthankar, Sarnath.jpg
Statue of Shreyansanath at Jain Temple, Sarnath
Details
Alternate name: Shreyansnath
Historical date: 10^212 Years Ago
Family
Father: Vishnu
Mother: Vishnudri (Vishna)
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Places
Birth: Simhapuri
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Attributes
Colour: Golden
Symbol: Rhinoceros
Height: 80 dhanusha (240 meters)
Age At Death: 8,400,000 years old
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Manuj
Yaksini: Vatsa

Shreyansanath was the eleventh Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Shreyansanath was born to King Vishnu Raja and Queen Vishnu Devi Rani at Sinhpuri, near Sarnath in the Ikshvaku clan. His birth date was the twelfth day of the Falgun Krishna month of the Indian calendar.[1]

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