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 Bhagavân Ajitnath (श्रीअजितनाथ )  Jain Tirthanakar Ajitnath
        Elephent the Lakshan Sign of Lord Ajitnath
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अर्हन्तमजितं विश्व कमलाकर भास्करम्।
अम्लान केवलादर्श सक्रान्त जगतं स्तुवे।।
जिस तरह सूर्य से कमल-वन आनन्दित होता है, उसी तरह जिस से यह सारा जगत् आनन्दित है, जिसके केवल क्षान रूपी निर्मल दर्पण में सारे लोकों का प्रतिबिम्ब पङता है, उस अजितनाथ प्रभु की स्तुति करते है। -श्री हेमचन्द्रचार्य

Name                 ........... ....  Ajit nath
Father's Name ..................Jitshatru 
Mother's Name  ................Vijaya 
Birth Place        ..................Ayodhya 
Birth Thithi        ............... ..Magh Shukla. 10 
Diksha Thithi     .............. ..Magh ku. 9 
Kevalgyan Thithi ............ .Paush su. 11 
Naksharta            .............. .Rohini 
Diksha Sathi       ......... ... ..1000 
Shadhak Jeevan ............  .1,00,000 purva less 1 puvang 
Age Lived           .. ............ . 72,00,000 purva 
Lakshan Sign      ..............  Elephant  
Neervan Place     ............. .Sammed Sheekhar 
Neervan Sathi      ............. .1,000 
Neervan Thithi     .............. Chaitra Sukla. 5 
Colour                 ................ .Golden

  Ajitnatha was born at Ayodhya in the Ikshvaku clan. His father was King Jitashatru Raja and mother was Queen Vijaya.  Before his birth Queen Vijaya Devi saw fourteen auspicious dreams. The augers were consulted and  they informed that Vijaya Devi will give birth to a Tirthankar. The queen gave birth to a son on the eighth day of the bright half of the month of Magh and the king named the new born as the Ajit. 
  When king Jitshatru became old he called Ajit and asked him to take over the throne, but Ajit was a naturally detached person since childhood, so he politely declined the throne offered by the king. Ajit became an ascetic in his youth and went into remote and dense forests for his meditation and penance. His personality and the intensity of his lofty practices cast a pacifying influence all around. Natural enemies in the animal kingdom, like lion and cow, wolf and deer, snake and mongoose used to come and sit around him peacefully.
   After a twelve year period of deep meditation and other spiritual practices attained omniscience on the eleventh day of the bright half of the month of Paush. When his last moments were approaching, Bhagavan Ajitnath went Sammedshikhar. With one thousand other ascetics, he commenced his final meditation. He attained Nirvana on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra (Chaitra Sukla 5). The gods created the divine pavilion and Bhagawan Ajitnath gave his eloquent and magnetic discourses. Thousands of people accepted the path of  renunciation.    

 
                                                                            

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