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Vimalnath was the thirteenth Jain Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Vimalanatha was born to King Kratvarm and Queen Shyama Devi at Kampilaji of the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the third day of the Magh Sukla month of the Indian calendar.

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

Biography[edit] Vimalnath was the thirteenth Jain Tirthankara of the present age (Avasarpini).[2] According to Jain beliefs, he became a Siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Vimalanatha was born to King Kratvarm and Queen Shyama Devi at Kampilaji of the Ikshvaku dynasty. His birth date was the third day of the Magh Sukla month of the Indian calendar.[2] Famous Temples[edit]

Kampilya Jain Temples at Kampilya, Uttar Pradesh: They are 1800 years old with a Bhagawan Vimalanatha idol around 2600 years old.[citation needed] Jain Derasar in Dubai Shri vimalnatha swami jain shwetambar temple in Bibwewadi, Maharashtra Shree Vimalnath Bhagwan Tirth in Dhule

Gallery[edit]

Shri vimalnatha swami jain shwetambar temple,Bibwewadi

Jain Altarpiece with Vimalanatha in Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 15th century

Miniature painting from Jodhpur ca. 1800 of 13th Tirthankara or Jina of Jainism

Bhagwan Vimalnathji idol of Bishangarh

See also[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vimalanatha.

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

References[edit]

^ Tandon 2002, p. 45. ^ a b Tukol 1980, p. 31.

Sources[edit]

Johnson, Helen M. (1931), Vimalanathacaritra (Book 4.3 of the Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra), Baroda Oriental Institute  Tukol, T. K. (1980), Compendium of Jainism, Dharwad: University of Karnataka  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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