Parsva

[pahrsh-vuh, pahrs-]

noun Jainism.

a semilegendary Tirthankara of the 8th century b.c., said to have been born after a series of pious incarnations in each of which he was killed by an antagonist who had originally been his elder brother: the twenty-third Tirthankara.

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