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Shreyansanath was the eleventh Jain
Jain
Tirthankara
Tirthankara
of the present age (Avasarpini).[2] According to Jain
Jain
beliefs, he became a Siddha
Siddha
- a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Shreyansanatha was born to King Vishnu
Vishnu
and Queen Vishnu
Vishnu
Devi at Simhapuri, near Sarnath
Sarnath
in the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the twelfth day of the Falgun Krishna month of the Indian calendar.[2]

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1 Main Temple 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References

Main Temple[edit] Sri Digamber Jain
Jain
Shreyansnath Mandir at Sarnath, Varanasi Gallery[edit]

Sridigamber Jain
Jain
Temple, Simhapuri, Sarnath, near Varanasi, the birthplace of Shreyansanath.

Gouche and Silver on paper painting, Gujarat, 18th century.

Shreyanasanatha idol in Bhand Dewal
Bhand Dewal
along with Neminatha
Neminatha
and Ajitnatha dated back to 9th century

Shreyansanath Tonk, Shikharji

Footprint at Shreyansanath Tonk, Shikharji

See also[edit]

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God in Jainism Arihant (Jainism) Jainism
Jainism
and non-creationism

Notes[edit]

^ Tandon, Om Prakash (2002) [1968], Jaina Shrines in India (1 ed.), New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, pp. 44–5, ISBN 81-230-1013-3  ^ a b Tukol 1980, p. 31.

References[edit]

Johnson, Helen M. (1931), Shreyamsanathacaritra (Book 4.1 of the Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra), Baroda Oriental Institute  Tukol, T. K. (1980), Compendium of Jainism, Dharwad: Karnatak University 

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