List of Jain monks

This is a list of Jain ascetics. The list include the names of ascetics who are known for their contributions to Jain philosophy and Jainism in general.

Idol of Kundakunda, the most revered Digambara acharya
Vidyasagar (Jain monk)

Digambara asceticsEdit

Digambara Jain Monk.
Image of Acharya Amritchandra, author of the Jain text, Puruşārthasiddhyupāya

Śvētāmbara asceticsEdit



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