|4th Jain Tirthankara|
|Other names||Abhinandan Swami|
|Height||350 dhanusha (1,050 meters)|
|Age||5,000,000 purva (352.80 Quintillion Years)|
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Abhinandananatha or Abhinandana Swami was the fourth Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini). He is said to have lived for 50 lakh purva. He was born to King Sanvara and Queen Siddhartha at Ayodhya in the Ikshvaku clan. His birth date was the second day of the Magh shukla month of the Indian calendar. According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its Karma.
Abhinandananatha or Abhinandana Swami was the fourth Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini). He is said to have lived for 50 lakh purva. He was born to King Sanvara and Queen Siddhartha at Ayodhya in the Ikshvaku clan. His birth date was the second day of the Magh shukla month of the Indian calendar. He attained Kevala Jnana under priyangu tree. According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its Karma. According to Jain tradition, his height was 350 dhanusha (1,050 meters).
|“||By constantly feeding the body to subdue inflictions like hunger, and by indulging in transient pleasures of the senses, neither the body nor the soul remains unscathed. Such deeds thus benefit neither the body nor the soul; O Lord Abhinandananātha, you had thus expounded the true nature of reality.||”|
Footprint at Abhinandananath Tonk, Shikharji
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