|11th Jain Tirthankara|
Statue of Shreyansanath at Jain Temple, Sarnath
|Historical date:||10^212 Years Ago|
|Height:||80 dhanusha (240 meters)|
|Age At Death:||8,400,000 years old|
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Shreyansanath was the eleventh Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini). 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.
Sridigamber Jain Temple, Singhpuri, Sarnath, near Varanasi, the birthplace of Shreyansanath.
Interior of the Digambar Jain Temple dedicated to Shreyansanath, the eleventh Jain Tirthankar, Sarnath
- Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka. p.31
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