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Supārśva, aka: Suparshva; 3 Definition(s)

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1a) Supārśva (सुपार्श्व).—Mt. on one side of Meru; five currents of honey produced by the celestial Kadamba tree flow down from its tops; on the north Ilāvṛta;1 a Viṣkambha hill round Meru;2 sacred to Nārāyaṇī.3

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 16. 11 & 22; Vāyu-purāṇa 35. 16; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 2. 18.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 83. 23; 113. 45.
  • 3) Ib. 13. 36.

1b) A son of Dhṛta(ḍha)nemi, and father of Sumati.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 27; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 49.

1c) The father of Kāśyā, wife of Sāmba.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 47. 24.

1d) A son of Rukmaratha.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 73; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 188.

1e) A son of Kāśma.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 252.

1f) Son of Śrutāyu and Sṛñjaya.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 31.
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Supārśva (सुपार्श्व):—The seventh Tīrthaṅkara (Janism recognizer 24 such teachers or Siddhas). His colour is green (harita), according to Aparājitapṛcchā (221.5-7). His height is 200 dhanuṣa (a single dhanuṣa (or, ‘bow’) equals 6 ft), thus, roughly corresponding to 366 meters. His emblem, or symbol, is a Svastika. He is also known as Supārśvanātha

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Supārśva (सुपार्श्व):—Son of Dṛḍhanemi (son of Satyadhṛti). He had a son called Sumati. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.27-29)

Added: 27.Aug.2015 | Wisdom Library: Hinduism
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