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Lord Shreyansnath - Main Details

 

Lord Shreyansnath was the eleveth 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.

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Symbol - Rhinoceros

Lord Shreyansnath
Father Sri Vishnuji
Mother Mata Vishnu
Clan Name Ikshvaku
Source of Descent Achyut
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalyanaka) Jyeshtha Krishna Paksh 6
Place of Birth Simhapuri
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Falgun Krishna Paksh 12
Age 84 Lac Years
Height 80 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour Golden
Place of Enlightenment Simhapuri
Date of Enlightenment (Kevala Gyana Kalyanaka) Paush Krishna Paksh 15
Date of Diksha (Diksha Kalyanaka) Falgun Krishna Paksh 13
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Tanduka
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Shravan Krishna Paksh 3
First person to donate food Nanda
Period of Meditation 2 Years
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Goshubh
Head of Female Ascetics Dharini
God of Organisation (Yaksh) Yaksharaj
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Manavi
Heaven Achyutadevaloka
No. of Muni 8,40,000
No. of Aryika 1,03,000
No. of Shravak 2,79,000
No. of Shravika 4,48,000

Famous Shreyansnath Temples

Shri Digambar Jain Shreyansnath Mandir, Singhpuri, Sarnath, District - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Jain Shwetambar Bada Mandir, Ramghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Om Namah

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