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This is a list of the ascetics belonging to the Digambara
Digambara
sect of Jainism. These ascetics are known for their contributions to Jain philosophy and Jainism
Jainism
in general. According to Digambar jain history there are about three less than ten million jain ascetics till this date that have achieved Moksha.

Contents

1 Before the Common Era 2 Common Era - Acharya 3 Common Era - Muni 4 Notes 5 References

Before the Common Era[edit]

Indrabhuti Gautama Bhadrabahu, c. 4th century BCE. Last acharya of undivided Jain sangha. Kundakunda- 1st century BCE[1]

Common Era - Acharya[edit]

Acharya Samantabhadra Akalanka, c. 8th century CE., known for his works on Jain logic. Aryanandi, 20th century Bhutabali Pushpadanta (Jain monk) Aparajita (Jain monk) Ganeshprasad Varni, 1874–1961 CE. Founder of many Jain Institutions. Ilango Adigal[2] Jambu Swami[3] Jinaratna Jinasena, Digambara, preceptor of the Rashtrakuta rulers, 800–880 CE. Jinendra Varni Acharya Gyansagar Kumudendu Manatunga
Manatunga
composer of Bhaktamara Stotra Nemichandra Prabhācandra Gyansagar Pujyapada Shantisagar, Digambara, 1872–1955 Siddhasena
Siddhasena
Divakara, 5th century CE Sudharmaswami Umaswati Acharya Vidyananda Aryika
Aryika
Shri Gyanmati
Gyanmati
Mataji Acharya Vidyasagar, Born 1946 Virasena, 790–825 CE Acharya Vardhmansagar, Born 1950

Common Era - Muni[edit]

Tarunsagar

Notes[edit]

^ Jain 2012, p. v. ^ Lal, Mohan (2006). The Encyclopedia of Indian Literature (Volume five: Sasay to Zorgot). Sahitya Akademi. p. 4098. ISBN 8126012218.  ^ Hemachandra, Acharya (1998). R.C.C. Fynes, ed. The Lives of the Jain Elders. Oxford World's Classics. 

References[edit]

Jain, Vijay K. (2012), Acharya Kundkund's Samayasara, Vikalp Printers, ISBN 978-81-903639-3-8 

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