तीर्थंकर  हिन्दी देवनागरी में पढ़ें।

tirthnkar shabd ka jain dharm men bada hi mahattv hai. 'tirth' ka arth hai, jisake dvara snsar samudr tara jae, par kiya jae aur vah ahinsa dharm hai. jain dharm men un 'jinon' evn mahatmaon ko tirthnkar kaha gaya hai, jinhonne pravartan kiya, upadesh diya aur asnkhy jivon ko is snsar se 'tar'[1] diya.

jain tirthnkar

jain dharm men 24 tirthnkar mane ge hain. un chaubis tirthnkaron ke nam is prakar prasiddh hain-

  1. rishabhanath tirthnkar,
  2. ajitanath
  3. sambhavanath
  4. abhinandananath
  5. sumatinath
  6. padmaprabh
  7. suparshvanath
  8. chandraprabh
  9. pushpadant
  10. shitalanath
  11. shreyansanath
  12. vasupoojy
  13. vimalanath
  14. anantanath
  15. dharmanath
  16. shantinath
  17. kunthunath
  18. aranath
  19. mallinath
  20. munisubranath
  21. naminath
  22. neminath tirthnkar
  23. parshvanath tirthnkar
  24. vardhaman mahavir

dharmamarg ke neta

in 24 tirthnkaron ne apane-apane samay men dharmamarg se chyut ho rahe jan-samuday ko snbodhit kiya aur use dharmamarg men lagaya. isi se inhen dharmamarg aur mokshamarg ka neta tirth pravarttak 'tirthnkar' kaha gaya hai. jain siddhant ke anusar 'tirthnkar' nam ki ek puny[2] karm prakriti hai. usake uday se tirthnkar hote aur ve tattvopadesh karate hain. achary vidyannd ne spasht kaha hai[3] ki 'bina tirthnkaratven namna narthopadeshana' arthath bina tirthnkar-punyanamakarm ke tattvopadesh snbhav nahin hai.[4]

vithika


panne ki pragati avastha
adhar
prarambhik
madhyamik
poornata
shodh

tika tippani aur sndarbh

  1. uddhar karana
  2. prashast
  3. rishabhadimahavirantebhy: svatmopalabdhaye. dharmatirthnkarebhyoastu syadvadibhyo namonam:॥ akalnk, laghiyastray, 1
  4. aptapariksha, karika 16

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