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ABOUT JAINISM - SECRETARIAT ASSISTANT SPECIAL

JAINISM



1. The first Tirthankara : Rishabadeva.    << here you have a doubt - what is Thirthankara ?? CLICK HERE

2. The 23rd Tirthankara Parsvanatha

3. The last (24th) Tirthankara: Vardhamana Mahavira.

4. Mahavira Founder of Jainism born at : Kundalagrama in Vaishali - Bihar.

5. Mahavira attained full enlightenment at Jrimbhigrama.

6. The three jewels of Jainism: Right Faith , Right Knowledge and Right Conduct.

7. The term 'Jaina' means- The Conquered.

8. Jamali was the disciple of Mahavira.

9. The holy book of Jains, is the Angas.

10. The language used by Jains was Prakrit.

11. First Jain Council: Pataliputra, Second: Vallabhi.

12. Mahavira attained Nirvana at Pavapuri in 468 BC


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