Rishabh, also spelled as Rushabh, was the first Teerthankar of Jainism. Reference to Rishabh are found in Rigved and many Hindu Purans.

Rishabh was the first man who taught people about cultivation, self defence and the art of writing.

Rishabh was son of Nabhiraj and Marudevi.

Rishabh had 100 sons and two daughters. The most famous sons were Bharat and Bahubali. The daughters were Bramhi and Sundari.

Rishabh was the ancestor of all Kshatriyas according to various Hindu Purans.

Rishabh is known also as Adinath, Rishabh Nath, Rishbhadev and a plenty of other names.

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