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Vasupujya
Vasupujya
Swami was the twelfth tirthankara in Jainism
Jainism
of the avasarpini (present age). According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Vasupujya
Vasupujya
was born to King Vasupujya
Vasupujya
and Queen Jaya Devi at Champapuri in the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the fourteenth day of the Falgun Krishna month of the Indian calendar. He never married and remained a celibate. He attained Kevala Jnana
Kevala Jnana
within one month of Tapsya and Moksha at Champapuri, of North Bengal
North Bengal
in India on the fourteenth day of the bright half of the month of Ashadh.

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1 Biography 2 Temples 3 Statue 4 See also 5 References 6 Sources

Biography[edit] Vasupujya
Vasupujya
Swami was the 12th tirthankara in Jainism
Jainism
of the Avasarpini (present age).[3] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Vasupujya
Vasupujya
was born to King Vasupujya
Vasupujya
and Queen Jaya Devi at Champapuri
Champapuri
in the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the fourteenth day of the Falgun Krishna month of the Indian calendar.[3] He never married and remained a celibate. He attained Kevala Jnana
Kevala Jnana
within one month of Tapsya and Moksha at Champapuri, of North Bengal
North Bengal
in India on the fourteenth day of the bright half of the month of Ashadh.[4] The second Vasudeva, Dwiprishtaha, was his devotee. He and his brother Baldeva Shrivijay conquered Prativasudeva Tark and brought his oppressive rule to an end. Shrivijay later joined the ascetic order of Lord Vasupujya.[4] Temples[edit]

Jain temple, Alleppey, Kerala Champapur

Statue[edit] The tallest statue of Vasupujya, 31 feet in height, was inaugurated at Nathnagar Temple, Champapur, Bhagalpur, Bihar
Bihar
in 2014. The statue was constructed and donated by Smt Sona Devi Sethi Charitable Trust, based at Phulchand Sethi
Phulchand Sethi
complex Dimapur.[5][6] See also[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vasupujya.

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

References[edit]

^ Tandon 2002, p. 44. ^ Sarasvati 1970, p. 444. ^ a b Tukol 1980, p. 31. ^ a b Jain 2009, p. 81. ^ "Deity gift from Nagaland", The Telegraph, 7 January 2014  ^ Vasupujya 

Sources[edit]

Johnson, Helen M. (1931), Vasupujyacaritra (Book 4.2 of the Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra), Baroda Oriental Institute  Tukol, T. K. (1980), Compendium of Jainism, Dharwad: University of Karnataka  Jain, Arun Kumar (2009), Faith & Philosophy of Jainism, Gyan Publishing House, ISBN 9788178357232, retrieved 2017-10-08  Tandon, Om Prakash (2002) [1968], Jaina Shrines in India (1 ed.), New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, ISBN 81-230-1013-3 

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