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Indian History - General Knowledge Questions
In Jain literature, which of the following Tirthankar is also known as Prajapati, Adibrahma and Aadinath?
Sambhav nath
Abhnindan Nath

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rishabhnath

Rishabhanatha is the first Tirthankara (ford maker) in Jainism. A mythical leader, he is believed in Jainism to have lived millions of years ago. He was the first of twenty-four teachers in the present half-cycle of time in Jain cosmology, and called a "ford maker" because his teachings helped one across the sea of interminable rebirths and deaths (saṃsara). He is also known as Adinatha of Jainism which translates into "First (Adi) Lord (natha)", as well as Adishvara (first ishvara), Yugadideva (deva of yuga), Prathamaraja (first king), and Nebheya (son of Nabhi). Along with Mahavira, Parshvanatha and Neminatha, Rishabhanatha is one of the four Tirthankaras that attract the most devotional worship among the Jains.

Published On : June 23, 2021