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21st Jain Tirthankara
Idol of a Tirthankara
Alternate name: Naminath
Father: Vijaya
Mother: Vapra (Vipra)
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Birth: Mithilapuri (Mathura)
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Colour: Yellow
Symbol: Blue Water-Lily Or Blue Lotus
Height: 15 dhanusha (45 meters)
Age At Death: 10,000 years old
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Bhrukuti
Yaksini: Gandhari

Naminatha was the twenty-first Jain Tirthankar of the current era.[1] He became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Naminatha was born to King Vijay Raja and Queen Vipra Rani of the Ikshvaku dynasty, who were the rulers of Mithila at that time.[1] His birth date is the 8th day of Shravan Krishna in the Indian calendar.

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  1. ^ a b Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.  p.31
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