Mahavira Current Affairs, GK & News


Mahvira was the 24th and last Tirthankara, known as Vira or Viraprabhu, Sanmati, Ativira,and Gnatputra in many texts and Arugan or Arugadevan in Tamil texts. He is known as Nigantha Nātaputta in Buddhist Pali Canon. Historial dates assigned to Mahavira are 599-527 BC and he was born in to King Siddartha and Queen Trishala on ..

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Quick Fact Sheet : Jainism

1. In Jainism, a Tirthankar or Jina is a human being who achieves enlightenment (perfect knowledge) through asceticism and who then becomes a role-model teacher for those seeking spiritual guidance.2. Rishabhdev was the first Jain Tirthankara. He was the father of Chakravarti King of India “Bharat”. Rishabhdev name was first described in Srimad Bhagwat (Rigveda). ..