Dharmanatha

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dharmanatha
15th Jain Tirthankara
Dharmanatha
Images depicting Dharmanatha (Chandragiri Vatika)
Venerated in Jainism
Predecessor Anantanatha
Successor Shantinatha
Symbol Vajra
Height 45 bows (135 meters)
Age 2,500,000 years
Color Golden
Personal Information
Born Ratnapuri[1]
Moksha Shikharji
Parents
  • Bhanu (father)
  • Suvrata (mother)

Dharmanatha was the fifteenth Jain Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Dharmanath was born to King Bhanu Raja and Queen Suvrata Rani at Ratnapuri in the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the third day of the Magh Sukla month of the Indian calendar.[2]

Hutheesing Jain Temple, located at Ahmedabad in Gujarat, constructed in 1848 AD, is dedicated to him.

Biography[edit]

Dharmanatha was the fifteenth Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini) of Jainism.[2] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.[3]

His birth date was the 3rd day of the Magh Sukla month of the Indian calendar. He attained Moksha at Shikharji.[3]

Famous Temple[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tandon 2002, p. 45.
  2. ^ a b Tukol 1980, p. 31.
  3. ^ a b Jain 2009, p. 83.

Sources[edit]

External links[edit]