|11th Jain Tirthankara|
Statue of Shreyansanath at Jain Temple, Sarnath
|Kalyanaka / Important Events|
|Birth date||10212 years ago|
|Moksha place||Sammed Shikhar|
|Height||80 dhanusha (240 meters)|
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Shreyansanath was the eleventh Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Shreyansanath was born to King Vishnu Raja and Queen Vishnu Devi Rani at Simhapuri, near Sarnath in the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the twelfth day of the Falgun Krishna month of the Indian calendar.
Sridigamber Jain Temple, Simhapuri, Sarnath, near Varanasi, the birthplace of Shreyansanath.
Interior of the Digambar Jain Temple dedicated to Shreyansanath, the eleventh Jain Tirthankar, Sarnath
Shreyansanath Tonk, Shikharji
Footprint at Shreyansanath Tonk, Shikharji
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