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Lord Pushpadanta - Main Details


Lord Pushpadanta also known as Suvidhinath was the ninth 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.

Symbol - Crocodile

Lord Pushpadanta
Father Sri Sugriv
Mother Mata Rama Devi
Clan Name Ikshvaku
Source of Descent Anat
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalyanaka) Falgun Krishna Paksh 9
Place of Birth Kakandi
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Mangsar Krishna Paksh 5
Age 2 Lac Purva
Height 100 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour White
Place of Enlightenment Kakandi
Date of Enlightenment (Kevala Gyana Kalyanaka) Kartik Shukla Paksh 3
Date of Diksha (Diksha Kalyanaka) Mangsar Krishna Paksh 6
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Sali
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Kartik Krishna Paksh 9
First person to donate food Swami Pushpa
Period of Meditation 4 years
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Varahak
Head of Female Ascetics Varuni
God of Organisation (Yaksh) Ajit
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Sutaraka
Heaven Anatadevaloka
No. of Muni 2,00,000
No. of Aryika 1,20,000
No. of Shravak 2,29,000
No. of Shravika 4,71,000

Om Namah

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