Sthulabhadra

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Sthulabhadra
Religion Jainism
Sect Śvētāmbara
Personal
Born 297 BCE
Died 198 BCE (aged 99 years)
Senior posting
Predecessor Bhadrabahu
Rank Acharya

Sthulabhadra (297-198 BCE) was a disciple of Bhadrabahu.[1] The Śvētāmbara tradition of Jainism trace their lineage through Sthulabhadra.[2]

References

  1. Arya Sthulibhadra By Vijaya Nityānanda Sūri, Cidānanda Vijaya
  2. The Lives of the Jain Elders By Hemacandra, Translated by R. C. C. Fynes, 1998, Oxford University Press