Custom Search

General knowledge questions about Jainism

Previously asked General knowledge questions about Jainism

1. Who is the first Tirthankara of Jainism ?
Answer: Rishabha dev

2. Who is the 23rd Tirthankara of Jainism ?
Answer: Parshvanath

3. Who is the last Tirthankara (24th) of Jainism ?
Answer: Vardhamana Mahavira

4. When did Vardhamana Mahavira born ?
Answer: BC 540

5. Where did Vardhamana Mahavira born ?
Answer: Kundala grama, Vaisali (Bihar)

6. What is the meaning of 'Jina' ?
Answer: Conqueror

7. Vardhamana Mahavira attained full enlightenment (kaivalya) at _________ ?
Answer: Jhrimbikagrama

8. Vardhamana Mahavira attained Nirvana at _________ ?
Answer: Pavapuri

10. What is the Holy book of Jains ?
Answer: Angas

11. What is the language used by Jains ?
Answer: Prakrit

Did you know what is the old name of Iraq ?


  1. Holy book of Jains is Agamas , and not angas..

    1. K. thank you
      Angas (12 sacred books — forming part of Jaina Agamas)

  2. Old name of Iraq is Mespatomia....

  3. Hello I ha few questions regarding satrunjay


feel free to comment

Instead of "thanks" post a useful question that you know well, all of us will consider it as your thanks

Please read our Comment Policy about backlinks
or it will be deleted

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...