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List of Jain Trithankaras| Symbols and Disciple

17-OCT-2016 18:09

    Rishabha, who was the father of first Chakravarti King Bharata, founded the Jainism. The Vishnu Purana and Bhagvat Gita describes Rishabha as an incarnation of Narayan. He was succeeded by 23 other trithankaras. Jainism became major religion under 24th trithankar Vardhaman Mahavir.

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    Here, we are giving the list of Jain Trithankaras as a quick revision capsule which is very useful while preparing the examinations like UPSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, PSC, Railways etc.

    List of Jain Trithankaras| Symbols and Disciple

    Trithankar

    Symbol

    Disciple

    Lord Rishabha (Adinath)

    Bull or Ox Pundarika

    Brahmi

    Ajitnath

    Elephant Simhasena

    Phalgu

    Sambanath

    Horse Charu

    Syama

    Abhinandannath

    Monkey Vajranabha

    Ajita

    Sumatinath

    Curlew or Red Goose

    Kasyapi

    Padmaprabha

    Lotus Pradyotana

    Rati

    Suparshvanath

    Swatika Vidirbha

    Soma

    Chandraprabha

    Moon Dinna

    Sumana

    Pushpadanta

    Crocodile Varahaka

    Varuni

    Sheetalnath

    Kalpavriksha

    Sujasa

    Shreyansanath

    Rhinoceros Kasyapa

    Dharani

    Vasupujya

    Female buffalo Subhuma

    Dharani

    Vimalnath

    Pig Mandara

    Dhara

    Anantnath

    Porcupine Jasa

    Padma

    Dharmanath

    Vajra Arishta

    Arthasiva

    Shantinath

    Deer Chakrayuddha

    Suchi

    Kunthunath

    Goat Samba

    Damini

    Aranath

    Fish or Pisces kumbha

    Rakshita

    Mallinath

    Jar or Kalasa Abhikshaka

    Bandhumati

    Munisuvrata

    Tortoise Malli

    Pushpavati

    Nami Natha

    Blue water-lily or Blue lotus Subha

    Anila

    Neminatha

    Conch Varadatta

    Yakshadinna

    Parshnath

    Snake Aryadinna

    Pushpachuda

    Mahavir

    Lion Indrabhuti

    Chandrabala

    All the trithakaras were belongs to Kshatriyas clan and Royal Family.  According to the Jainism, attainment of Moksha or nirvana was the most important desire.

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