Padmaprabha

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Padmaprabha
6th Jain Tirthankara
Image depicting Padmaprabha
Image depicting Tirthankara Padmaprabha
Venerated in Jainism
Predecessor Sumatinatha
Successor Suparshvanatha
Symbol Lotus
Height 250 bows (750 meters)
Age 3,000,000 purva (211.68 Quintillion years)
Color Red
Personal Information
Born Ayodhya
Moksha Shikharji
Parents
  • Sridhara (Dharana) (father)
  • Susima (mother)

Padmaprabha was the sixth Jain Tirthankara of the present age (Avsarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Padmaprabha (also known as Padhmaprabhu swami) was born to King Shridhar and Queen Susimadevi at Kausambi in the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the twelfth day of the Kartik krishna month of the Indian calendar.

Biography[edit]

Padmaprabha was the sixth Jain Tirthankara of the present age (Avsarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Padmaprabha (also known as Padhmaprabhu swami) was born to King Shridhar and Queen Susimadevi at Kausambi in the Ikshvaku dynasty.[1] His birth date was the twelfth day of the Kartik krishna month of the Indian calendar.[citation needed]

Association[edit]

Padmaprabha is associated with Red Lotus emblem, Chatrabha tree,[2] Manovega (Dig.) & Mangupta (Svet.) Yaksha and Syama Achyuta (Svet.) Yakshi.[3]

Famous Temple[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tukol 1980, p. 31.
  2. ^ Krishna & Amirthalingam 2014, p. 46.
  3. ^ Tandon 2002, p. 44.

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