Anantanatha

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Anantanatha
14th Jain Tirthankara
Anantanatha.jpg
Image depicting Anantanatha
Details
Predecessor Vimalanatha
Successor Dharmanatha
Royalty
Dynasty/Clan Ikshvaku
Family
Parents Simhasena (father)
Suyasha (mother)
Kalyanaka/important events
Born 7 x 10210 years ago
Ayodhya
Moksha place Shikharji
Characteristics/attributes
Complexion Golden
Symbol Porcupine (Sehi) as per Digambara
Falcon (Baaj) as per Svetambara
Height 50 dhanusha (150 meters)
Age 3,000,000 years
Kevalakāla
Yaksha Patal
Yakshini Ankusha

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

Biography[edit]

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.[citation needed]

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

Famous Temple[edit]

Anantnath Swami Temple in Kalpetta, Kerala

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tukol 1980, p. 31.

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