107 Parshwanath Shwetamber Jain Tirth list
107 Parshwanath Shwetamber Jain Tirth list
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108 Parshwanath Jain Derasar

Parshvanatha (Parsvanatha), also known as Parshva (Parsva), was the 23rd of 23 Tirthankaras (ford-maker, teacher) of Jainism. Bhagwan Parshwanath, the most worshippable, Tirthankara in the present Chauvishi had nine birth incarnations before he had been to born to the queen VAMA of the king Ashwasen at Varanasi on the eleventh day of dark half moon midnight of Gujarati Month Magshirsh.When he was in the womb of Vama she saw a huge serpent passing through her bedside so he is named as Parshwa after his birth. When he grew up he married to Prabhavati a daughter of king Prasenjit. His nine previous births are: Marubhuti, An Elephant, Heavenly god in Sahstra heaven, Kiranveg Vidyadhar, Heavenly god in Achyuta heaven, Vajranabh, Heavenly god in Nav Graiveyak, Kanakbahu Cakrin, Heavenly god in Pranat Heaven and last one as Parshwanath.

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