Aranatha

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Arahnatha
18th Jain Tirthankara, 7th Chakravartin, 13th Kamadeva
Thirtankara.jpg
Idol of a Tirthankara
Details
Predecessor Kunthunatha
Successor Māllīnātha
Royalty
Dynasty/Clan Ikshvaku
Family
Father Sudarsana
Mother Mitra devi
Kalyanaka / Important Events
Birth date 16,584,980 BCE
Birth place Hastinapura
Moksha date 16,500,980 BCE
Moksha place Sammed Shikhar
Characteristics/Attributes
Complexion Golden
Symbol Fish (as per Digambar Sect) Nandavarta (as per Swetember Sect)
Height 30 bows (90 metres)
Age 84,000 years
Attendant Gods
Yaksha Yakshendra
Yakshini Dharini

Arahnath 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 dynasty.[1] His birth date was the 10th day of the Migsar Krishna month of the Indian calendar. He was also a Chakravarti and a Kamadeva.

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References[edit]

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

Sources[edit]

  • Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.