A report on RishabhanathaJainism and Samavasarana

Idol of Lord Rishabhdeva at Palitana Tirth, Gujarat
The hand symbolizes Ahiṃsā, the wheel dharmachakra, the resolve to halt saṃsāra (transmigration).
Samavasarana of Tirthankara
Rishabha with mother Marudevi at Palitana
Classification of Saṃsāri Jīvas (transmigrating souls) in Jainism
Samosharana of Tirthankara Rishabha (Ajmer Jain temple)
Janma kalyāṇaka from the Kalpa Sutra, c. 14th–15th Century CE
Lord Neminatha, Akota Bronzes (7th century)
Ruins of ancient Jain settlement from 2nd century BCE in Kankali Tila, Mathura depicting the scene of Nilanjana's Dance from life of Lord Rishabhdeva.
Jain miniature painting of 24 tirthankaras, Jaipur, c. 1850
Jain manuscript page with Mahavira teaching to all creatures in Samavasarana, western India, c. 1500–1600, gouache on paper
Statuary representing meditation by Rishabhanatha in Kayotsarga posture. (Photo:Ajmer Jain temple)
Jain temple painting explaining Anekantavada with Blind men and an elephant
Samavsarana of Mahavira as depicted in 19th-century art from Mysore.
Rishabhanatha's moving over lotus after attaining omniscience
A Jain monk in meditation, wearing the characteristic white robe and face covering
Painting of Samavasarana (Assembly hall) of a Jain Tirthankara. It depicts various beings who come to hear the preachings of the Jina peacefully
Mount Kailash or Ashtapad, the Nirvana place of Rishabhdeva.
Nishidhi stone, depicting the vow of sallekhana, 14th century, Karnataka
Samosharan depiction
Svetambara iconography of Rishabhanatha, in which he is identified by the bull stamped or carved below his feet. On the center of his chest is a shrivatsa.
Praying at the feet of a statue of Bahubali
Carving at Ambika Gumpha, Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves, 2nd century BCE
Jain worship may include ritual offerings and recitals.
The famous 15 ft "Bade Baba" idol at Bade Baba temple, Kundalpur
Celebrating Das Lakshana (Paryushana), Jain Center of America, New York City
Palitana temples
The birth of Mahavira, from the Kalpa Sūtra (c.1375–1400 CE)
Statue of Ahimsa, Maharashtra, {{convert|108|feet}}
Bawangaja, Madhya Pradesh, {{convert|84|feet}}
Idol of Suparśvanātha
The {{convert|58.4|feet}} colossal at Gopachal Hill
A symbol to represent the Jain community was chosen in 1975 as part of the commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of Mahavira’s nirvana.
The {{convert|45|feet}} tall rock cut idol at Chanderi
Rishabhdev, believed to have lived over 592.704×1018 years ago, is considered the traditional founder of Jainism.
{{convert|31|feet}} statue made up of Ashtadhatu, Trilok Teerth Dham
The ruins of Gori Jain temples in Nagarparkar, Pakistan, a pilgrimage site before 1947.
The {{convert|25|feet}} idol at Dadabari, Kota
Ranakpur Jain Temple
Ranakpur Jain temple, Ranakpur, Rajasthan
Dilwara Temples
Adinatha temple, Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Parshvanath Temple in Khajuraho
Vimal Vasahi, Dilwara temples
Girnar Jain temples
Panchakuta Basadi
Jal Mandir, Pawapuri
Lodhurva Jain temple
Palitana temples
Saavira Kambada Basadi, Moodbidri, Karnataka
Jain temple, Antwerp, Belgium
Brahma Jinalaya, Lakkundi
Hutheesing Jain Temple

Rishabhanatha, also ' (ऋषभदेव), Rishabhadeva, ' or Ikshvaku is the first Tīrthaṅkara (Supreme preacher) of Jainism and establisher of Ikshvaku dynasty.

- Rishabhanatha

In Jainism, Samavasarana or Samosharana ("Refuge to All") is the divine preaching hall of the Tirthankara, stated to have more than 20,000 stairs in it.

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Jainism traces its spiritual ideas and history through the succession of twenty-four Tirthankaras (supreme preachers of Dharma), with the first in the current time cycle being Rishabhadeva, whom the tradition holds to have lived millions of years ago; the twenty-third tirthankara Parshvanatha, whom historians date to 9th century BCE; and the twenty-fourth tirthankara, Mahavira around 600 BCE.

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The size of Rishabhadeva's samavasarana was 12 km2.

- Samavasarana

The Devas (heavenly beings) are suggested to have created divine preaching halls known as samavasaranas for him after that.

- Rishabhanatha

Samavasarana, a preaching hall of tirthankaras with various beings concentrically placed, is an important theme of Jain art.

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Idol of Lord Rishabhdeva at Palitana Tirth, Gujarat

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Tirthankara images at Siddhachal Caves inside Gwalior Fort.
Auspicious dreams seen by a tirthankara's mother during pregnancy
Samavasarana of Tirthankara Rishabha (Ajmer Jain temple)
Tirthankars of present, previous and next cosmic ages (72 in total)
Jain chaumukha sculpture at LACMA, 6th century
Image of Mahavira at Shri Mahavirji

In Jainism, a Tirthankara (Sanskrit: ; English: literally a 'ford-maker') is a saviour and spiritual teacher of the dharma (righteous path).

The first tirthankara in this present time cycle (Hunda Avsarpini) was Rishabhanatha, who is credited for formulating and organising humans to live in a society harmoniously.

4) Jñāna kalyāṇaka: The event when a tirthankara attains kevalajñāna (infinite knowledge). A samavasarana (divine preaching hall) is erected from where he delivers sermons and restores sangha after that.