Who were Tirthankars? How many Tirthankars are there in the Jain tradition?

Tirthankars were generally the teachers who guide people about worldly affairs. They spread the basic philosophy of the Jain tradition. The total number of Tirthankars in the Jain tradition is 24. Mahavira is considered to be the last Tirthankara.

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