Rishabhadeva, Ṛṣabhadeva, Rishabha-deva: 4 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Ṛṣabhadeva can be transliterated into English as Rsabhadeva or Rishabhadeva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: The Jaina Iconography
Ṛṣabhadeva (ऋषभदेव) or Ṛṣabhanātha is another name for Ṛṣabhanātha: the first of twenty-four Tīrthaṃkaras or Jinas, commonly depicted in Jaina iconography.—In the Jaina history of the Patriarchs, Ṛṣabhanātha or Vṛṣabhanātha is regarded as the founder of the religion. Details of his history are preserved in the Ādipurāṇa of the Digambaras, Kalpasūtra and Hemachandra’s Triṣaṣṭhi-Śalākāpuruṣacaritra of the Śvetāmbaras.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṛṣabhadeva (ऋषभदेव):—[=ṛṣabha-deva] [from ṛṣabha > ṛṣ] m. Name of a Tīrthaṃ-kara or Arhat ([Jaina literature])
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ṛṣabhadeva (ऋषभदेव):—[(ṛṣabha + deva)] m. Nomen proprium eines Tīrthaṃkara der Jaina (wohl = ṛṣabha) [WILSON, Sel. Works 1, 323.] purāṇa [279.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Ends with: Vrishabhadeva.
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A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)
Chapter I.a - Historical background of Jainism < [Chapter I - Introduction]
Chapter I.c - The lives of the Tīrthaṅkaras < [Chapter I - Introduction]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
The Brihaddharma Purana (abridged) (by Syama Charan Banerji)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 3.20 < [Chapter 3 - Karma-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Action)]
Verse 3.26 < [Chapter 3 - Karma-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Action)]
Verse 2.5 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]