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6th Jain Tirthankara
Idol of a Tirthankara
Alternate name: Padmaprabhu Swami
Historical date: 10^221 Years Ago
Father: Sidhara (Dharana)
Mother: Susima
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Birth: Kausambi
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Colour: Red
Symbol: Lotus
Height: 250 dhanusha (750 meters)
Age At Death: 3,000,000 purva (211.68 Quintillion Years Old)
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Kusum
Yaksini: Achyuta

Padmaprabha was the sixth Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avsarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha - a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Padmaprabha (also known as Padhmaprabhu swami) was born to King Shridhar Raja and Queen Susimadevi at Koushambi in the Ikshvaku clan.[1] His birth date was the twelfth day of the Kartik krishna month of the Indian calendar.

See also


  1. ^ a b Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.  p.31

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