In this period there are total 63 Shalaka Purush or heroes or great personalities which worshiped by Jains all over the world. In this there are 24 Tirthankaras, 12 Chakravartis, 9 Balabhadras, 9 Narayans and 9 Pratinarayanas. From these, convinced Rishabhdev to be the first Tirthankara and Maharaja Bharata to be the first Chakravarti.
63 Shalaka Purush
24 Tirthankaras are also known and worshiped as Shalaka Purusha in Jainism here you can read the name below.
Rishabh, Ajit, Sambhav, Abhinandan, Sumati, Padmaprabha, Suparshva, Chandraprabha, Pushpadanta, Sheetal, Shreyansa, Vasupujya, Vimal, Ananta, Dharma, Shanti, Kunthu, Arnath, Malla Munisuvrat, Nami, Nemiard, Parsmanva and Vimal.
12 Chakravarty Samarat
12 Chakravarty are also known as Shalaka Purusha in Jainism here you can read the name below.
Bharata, Sagara, Maghava, Sanatkumar,
Tirthankara – Shantinath, Kunthunatha, Arhannath,
Subhaum, Padma, Harishena, Jayasena and Brahmadatta.
Vijay, Achal, Sudharma, Suprabh, Sudarshana, Nandi, Nandimitra, Ramachandra and Padma.
Tripage, Dwipage, Swayambhu, Purushottama, Purushasingha, Pundarika, Datta, Lakshmana and Sri Krishna.
Ashwagriva, Taraka, Meraka, Madhukaitabha, Nishumbha, Bali, Praharan, Ravana and Jarasandha.
Great Heroes like Tirthankara Chakravarti etc. are called Shalaka Purush. There are 63 Shalaka Purush in each Kalpakal. 24 Tirthankaras, 12 Chakravartis, 9 Baladev, 9 Narayana, 9 Pratinarayana.
Similarly, these great men (Shalaka Purusha) have become infinite in the past and will continue to do so in the future. This website is dedicated to all Jains of India and will accept all kind of writings irrespective of Pantha such as (Digambar, Shwetamber, Kanji Swami or every other out there) and Varna. Let’s Unite.
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