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jina

A victor or conqueror; also a Tirthankara, a title given to the great Jaina teachers such as Mahavira.
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Lord Gommateshwara is the son of the first Jain Tirthankara Rishabhanatha, who is credited for formulating and organising humans to live in a society harmoniously.
Passing through Japanese Zen, Chinese and Buddhist art, I was eagerly impatient when all at once I saw across the hall a white marble statue of Jain Svetambara Tirthankara seated in meditation.
Highlights include a bronze Tirthankara Mahavira from the 12th century and a limestone seated Buddha, Shahi period (c.
Mahavira was the last Jain tirthankara, a person who has conquered the cycle of life and death.
In fact, the legends of the life of Mahavira, the twenty-fourth and last tirthankara, frequently stress that nuns far outnumbered monks among his followers (36,000 nuns as opposed to 14,000 monks is the standard number given in these mythical enumerations).
Estas preguntas las encontramos en los escritos sagrados de Israel, pero aparecen tambien en los Veda y en los Avesta; las encontramos en los escritos de Confucio y Lao-Tze y en la predicacion de los Tirthankara y de Buda; asimismo se en cuentran en los poemas de Homero y en las tragedias de Euripides y Sofocles, asi como en los tratados filosoficos de Platon y Aristoteles.
Conviertete en un hombre justo (Judaismo), en otro Cristo (San Pablo), en un Avalokitesvara o ser compasivo (Budismo), se Hakim o agradable a los ojos de Dios (Islam), intenta convertirte en un Tirthankara (Jainismo) o un Khalsa (Sihkismo), trata de ser, en suma, alguien mas preocupado por cuidar al mundo que por explotarlo.
These included the fragmentary Buddha torso from the Jamalpur mound, its robe carved with multiple concentric folds typical of the school, the colossal head of the Buddha from Chamunda Tila, the two seated Jain Tirthankara reliefs from Kankali Tila in the State Museum, Lucknow, the sumptuous Vishnu torso from Jaisinghpura (figure 3), the fragmentary Vishvarupa from Bhankari, and the fragmentary bust of Ardhanarishvara found at Gosna well.
Lord Mahavira, 24th Tirthankara A man should wander about treating all creatures as he himself would be treated.
The Jainist religion, much like Buddhism in many ways, believed in the periodic advent of a Jina or Tirthankara ("Ford-maker, Bridge-builder, Trail-blazer") in every age, 24 in all, Mahavira being the last in this cosmic cycle.
In remote Pawapuri, in the middle of a violent and famine-wracked land, lily pools surround the marble shrine where Mahavira, the last Jain tirthankara (saint), attained nirvana - then starved himself to death - in about 468 BCE.
It celebrates the birth of Mahavira, the last Tirthankara.