Mahavira

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Mahavira
24t Jain Tirthankara
Mahāvīra
The idol of Mahavira at Shri Mahavirji, Rajasthan
Ither names Vīr, Ativīr, Vardhamāna, Sanmati, Nigaṇṭha Nātaputta
Predecessor Parshvanatha
Symbol Lion
Hicht 7 cubits (10.5 feet)
Age 72 years
Tree Shala
Colour Gowden
Personal Information
Born Kundalpur
Dee'd Pawapuri
Parents

Mahavira (Mahāvīra), an aa kent as Vardhamāna, wis the twenty-fowert an last Jain Tirthankara (teachin god). Mahavira wis born intae a ryal faimily in whit is nou Bihar, Indie, in 599 BC. At the age o 30, he left his home in pursuit o spiritual awakenin, an abandoned warldly things, includin his claes, an acame a monk. For the next twal-an-a-hauf years, Mahavira practiced intense meditation an severe penance, efter which he acame kevalī (omniscient).