Pārśva

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Pārśva AKA Pārśvanātha AKA Parshvanath AKA "beloved of men"

India 877 – 777 BCE

Comments: Jainism; Ahimsa, EXTREME non-violence to any life form, including microbes; compassion;


Teachers:

Students: Mahāvīra ; perhaps Pythagoras; Haridatta; Aryasamudra ; Keśī; Indrabhuti Gautama of Mahavira Buddhism ; Baha'u'llah;

Organizations: 1st historical teacher of Jainism, officially twenty-third tirthankara or embodied Teacher;

Author:


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C4%81r%C5%9Bva; read up on their beliefs here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/jai/index.htm ;