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- n. A person who achieves enlightenment through asceticism and who then becomes a role-model teacher for those seeking spiritual guidance.
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'Tirthankara' (enlightened one) of the Jain religion.
He has also called attention to the fact that in the long list of the recognised devices of the twenty-four Jaina Tirthankaras the sun is absent; but that while the eighth Tirthankara has the sign of the half-moon the seventh Tirthankara is marked with the
A fine collection of Tirthankara images and rare images of Gomukha Yaksha and Saraswati are also on display in the Jain gallery of this museum.
Lord Bahubali was the second of the one hundred sons of the first Tirthankara, Lord
However, he is numbered as the twenty-fourth Tirthankara, the first being Rishabha.