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Bhagavân Ajitnath (श्रीअजितनाथ )

Lord Ajitnath
 

 sign of Lord Ajitnath

 

                          ( Second Jain Tirthankara) 

Name                 ........... ....   Ajit Prabhu
Father's Name ..................Jitashatru 
Mother's Name  ................Vijaya devi
Birth Place        ..................Ayodhya 
Birth Thithi        ............... ..Magh Shukla. 10 
Diksha Thithi     .............. ..Magh ku. 9 
Kevalgyan Thithi ............ .Paush su. 11 
Naksharta            .............. .Rohini 
Diksha Sathi       ......... ... ..1000 
Shadhak Jeevan ............  .1,00,000 purva less 1 puvang 
Age Lived           .. ............ . 72,00,000 purva 
Lakshan Sign      ..............  Elephant .  
Neervan Place     ............. .Sammed Sheekhar 
Neervan Sathi      ............. .1,000 
Neervan Thithi     .............. Chaitra Sukla. 5 
Colour                 ................ .Golden-yellow

  Bhagavan Ajitnath, in its earlier incarnation, was the great king Vimalvahan of Susima city in Mahavideh area. He led a pious life in spite of the available princely grandeur. At an appropriate time, he became an ascetic under Arindam Suri.  Meditating about the omniscient and liberated souls and indulging in harsh penance, he purified his soul to a level where he could earn the Tirthankar-nam-and-gotra-karma. Completing his age, he reincarnated as a god in the Viaya- anuttar-dimension.  After completing his age in the dimension of gods, he descended into the womb of queen Vijaya Devi, wife of king Jitshaturu of Ayodhya . Queen vijaya Devi saw the sixteen 
dreams. 
  When the augers were consulted they informed that Vijaya Devi will give birth to a Tirthankara and  to a Chakravarti. During the period of the queen’s pregnancy, the influence of king Jitshatru enhanced to an extant that even the enemy kingdoms sought and negotiated friendly treaties with him. ”The queen gave birth to a son on the 10th day of the bright half of the month of Magh. The king named the new born as the Ajit.  
  When king Jitshatru became old and wanted to devote the last part his life to spiritual pursuit, he called Ajit and asked him to take over the throne.  Ajit Kumar was a naturally detached person since childhood, and so he declined. At last prince Sagar, brother of Ajit ascended the throne. Ajit Kumar became an ascetic in his youth and went into remote and dense forests for his meditation and penance. His personality and the intensity of his lofty practices cast a pacifying influence all around. Natural enemies in the animal kingdom, like lion and cow, wolf and deer, snake and mongoose used to come and sit around him peacefully. After a twelve year period of deep meditation and other spiritual practices attained omniscience on the eleventh day of the bright half of the month of Paush. The gods created the divine pavilion and Bhagawan Ajitnath gave his eloquent and magnetic discourses. Thousands of people accepted the path of renunciation.

 

Lakshan sign elepant of Lord Ajitnath 
Lakshan Sign  Elephant

  
 
 
 
                                                                         

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