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Lord Padmaprabh is the sixth Tirthankara in the current avasarpini cycle. Whilst all Tirthankara in Jainism are born in Ayodhya, there have been numerous discrepancies to this rule in the present timeline. Lord Padmaprabha was born in Kaushambi to King Dharanraj and Queen Susima. Born in the Ikshvaku dynasty, he renounced everything to walk the path to salvation. He lived for 30 lac purva years. Padmaprabh Swami is widely worshipped and his idols have a red lotus which is his symbol.
Padmaprabh was King Aparajit in his previous life. He ruled over Susimanagar in 'Vatsadesh'. On giving up his kingdom he went to pihitastrav jinendra to get diksha. There on harsh meditation and practicing the eleven unit, he earned the tirthankara nature. He became an Ahamindra in the upper graiveyak in pritikar viman.