Padmaprabha

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Padmaprabha
6th Jain Tirthankara
Padmaprabha
Image of Tirthankara (excavated from Kankali Tila)
Details
Predecessor Sumatinatha
Successor Suparshvanatha
Royalty
Dynasty/Clan Ikshvaku
Predecessor Sridhara
Family
Parents Sridhara (Dharana) (father)
Susima (mother)
Kalyanaka / Important Events
Born 10221 years ago
Kausambi
Moksha place Sammed Shikhar
Characteristics/Attributes
Complexion Red
Symbol Lotus
Height 250 bows (750 meters)
Age 3,000,000 purva (211.68 Quintillion years)
Kevalakāla
Yaksha Kusum
Yakshini Achyuta

Padmaprabha was the sixth Jain Tirthankara of the present age (Avsarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Padmaprabha (also known as Padhmaprabhu swami) was born to King Shridhar Raja and Queen Susimadevi at Kausambi in the Ikshvaku dynasty.[1] His birth date was the twelfth day of the Kartik krishna month of the Indian calendar.

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Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> p.31

References

  • Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>