Jainism, also referred as Jain Dharma, is among the major religions of the world. It is often confused with Hinduism from which it seemed to have emerged.
Jains trace their history through a succession of twenty-four victorious saviors and teachers known as tirthankaras, with the first being Rishabhanatha, who is believed to have lived millions of years ago in Jain tradition, and twenty-fourth being the Mahāvīra around 500 BCE. Jains believe that Jainism is an eternal dharma with the tirthankaras guiding every cycle of the Jain cosmology.
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Jainism has between four and five million followers, with most of them residing in India.