Meaning of Vardhamana

Var•dha•ma•na

Pronunciation: (vär"du-mä'nu), [key]
— n. Jainism.
  1. a semilegendary teacher, believed to have died c480 b.c.,who reformed older doctrines to establish Jainism in its present form: regarded as the twenty-fourth and latest Tirthankara. Also called
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