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Lord Ajitnath - Main Details

 

Lord Ajitnath was the second 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.

Elephant
Symbol - Elephant

Lord Ajitnath
Father Jitshatru
Mother Vijayasena
Clan Name Ikshvaku
Source of Descent Vijaya
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalayanaka) Jyeshtha Krishna Paksha 30
Place of Birth Ayodhya
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Magh Shukla Paksha 10
Age 72 Lac purva
Height 450 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour Golden
Date of Diksha (Diksha Kalyanaka) Magh Shukla Paksha 10
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Shala(Shorea robusta)
Place of Enlightenment Ayodhya
Date of Enlightenment (Kevala Gyana Kalyanaka) Paush Shukla Paksha 11
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Chaitra Shukla Paksha 5
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Shimahasena
Head of Female Ascetics Phalgu
God of Organisation (Yaksha) Mahayaksha
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Ajitbala or Rohini
Heaven Vijayavimana

Famous Ajitnath Temples

Shree Ajitnath Jain Temple, Taranga Hills, Mehsana, Gujrat
Ajitnath Temple, Pune
Shri Digamber Jain Atishaya Kshetra Thuvonji, Thuvon, Chanderi, Ashok Nagar (M.P.)

Om Namah

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