Ancient India Mcq Question

  1. The First Tirthankara Of The Jains Was :
  1. Arishtanemi
  2. Parshvanath
  3. Ajitanath
  4. Rishabha
Correct Option : D

In Jainism, Rishabh was the first of the 24 Tirthankaras who founded the Ikshavaku dynasty and was the first Tirthankara of the present age. Because of this, he was called Adinath. He is mentioned in the Hindu text of the Bhagavata Purana as an avatar of Vishnu. In Jainism, a Tirthankara is a human being who helps in achieving liberation and enlightenment as an “Arihant” by destroying all of their soul constraining (ghati) karmas, became a role-model and leader for those seeking spiritual guidance.

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