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Jina Ajithanatha with Celestial Attendants, 10th century

Unknown (Indian, Madhya Pradesh - 10th century)

reddish sandstone
81.3 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1978
National Gallery of Canada (no. 23248)

The Jain religion recognizes twenty-four deified teachers known as Tirthankaras. The second, Ajinatha, was the son of king Jitasatru and queen Vijayadevi.

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