Rishabha (Hinduism)

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Rishabha
Rishabha
From a series of Vishnu Avataras - Rishabha
AffiliationTirthankar

In Hinduism, Rishabha is one of the twenty four avatars of Vishnu in the Bhagavata Purana. Rishabha is also considered as the avatar of Lord Shiva [1][2][3] Some scholars state that this avatar is same as the first Tirthankara of Jainism.[4]

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  1. ^ Matchett, Freda (2001). Krishna, Lord or Avatara?: the relationship between Krishna and Vishnu. 9780700712816. p. 152. ISBN 978-0-7007-1281-6.
  2. ^ Wendy Doniger (2014). On Hinduism. Oxford University Press. pp. 593 note 49. ISBN 978-0-19-936009-3.
  3. ^ Suresh Chandra (1998). Encyclopaedia of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Sarup & Sons. p. 26. ISBN 978-81-7625-039-9.
  4. ^ D Dennis Hudson (2008). The Body of God: An Emperor's Palace for Krishna in Eighth-Century Kanchipuram. Oxford University Press. pp. 19–21. ISBN 978-0-19-970902-1.