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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


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