Pushpadanta (Jain monk)

This article is about Jain monk. For ninth Jain tirthankara, see Pushpadanta.
Acharya Pushpadanta
Religion Jainism
Sect Digambara

Acharya Pushpadanta (1st century CE) was a Digambara Acharya (head of the monastic order). He along with Acharya Bhutabali composed the most sacred Jain text, Satkhandagama.


Shrut Panchami (scripture fifth) is celebrated by Jains in may every year commemorating Pushpadanta and Bhutabali.[1]


  1. Dundas 2002, p. 65.


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