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Lord Dharmanath - Main Details

 

Lord Dharmanath was the fifteenth Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.

Vajra
Symbol - Vajra

Lord Dharmanath
Father Bhanuraja
Mother Mata Suvrata
Clan Name Ikshvaku
Place of Birth Ratnapur
Source of Descent Vijyanta
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalyanaka) Bhadrapadha Krishna 7
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Magh su.3
Age 1,000,000 years
Height 45 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour Golden
Date of Enlightenment (Kevala Gyana Kalyanaka) Paush su. 15
Date of Diksha (Diksha Kalyanaka) Magh su.13
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Dadhiparna (Clitoria ternatea)
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Jayesth ku. 5
First person to donate food Dhanysena
Period of Meditation 1 Year
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Arishtasena
Head of Female Ascetics Arthasiva
God of Organisation (Yaksh) Kinnara
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Kandarpa or Mansi
Heaven Vijayavimana
No. of Muni 64,000
No. of Aryika 64,000
No. of Shravak 2,40,000
No. of Shravika 4,13,000

Famous Dharmanath Temples

Kavi Temple, Jambusar, Dist. Bharuch, Gujrat
Tulapatti Jain Temple, Kolkatta
Dharmanath Jain Temple, Mattancherry, Kochi (colonial name Cochin), Kerala
Hathee Singh Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujrat

Om Namah

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