16. Shantinath Swami

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Lord Shantinath - Brief Introduction

16. Shantinath Swami
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Venerated in Jainism
Predecessor Bhagwan Dharmanath
Successor Bhagwan Kunthunath
Symbol Deer
Height 40 bows (120 metres)
Age over 700 000 years
Complexion Golden
Personal Information
Born Jyeshtha Krishna 14
Hastinapur
Moksha Jyeshtha Krishna 14
Shikharji
Parents
  • Visvasena (father)
  • Airavati (mother)
Birthplace Hastinapur (U.P.)
Father King Vishvasen
Mother Queen Airavati
Caste (Varna) Kshatriya
Dynasty Kuru
Body Colour Golden
Symbol Deer
Age 1 Lac Years
Body Occupancy 160 Hands
Incarnation (in womb) Bhadrapad Krishna 7
Birth Jyeshtha Krishna 14
Initiation Jyeshtha Krishna 14
Initiation Omniscience Forest & Tree-Sahasramra Forest & Nandyavart Tree
First Food Given by King Sumitra of Mandirpur (Kheer)
Omniscience Paush Shukla 10
Salvation Jyeshtha Krishna 14
Salvation Place Sammedshikhar Mountain
Chief Disciples (Gandhars) 36 (Shri Chakrayudh etc.)
Saints (Munis) 62 Thousand
Chief Aryika (Ganini) Aryika Harishena
Female saints (Aryikas) 60 Thousand 3 Hundred
Male Votaries 2 Lacs
Female Votaries 4 Lacs
Male Demigod Garur Dev
Female Demigod Mahamanasi Devi