“According to Acharang Sutra, three names of Vardhaman became very famous：Vardhaman – His parents gave him this name; and Samane – Saman or Shraman indicates His natural unblemished intellect. The third name is Mahavir – this indicates His unique bravery, courage, and tolerance. The gods gave Him this name.” My name “Supreme Master” was not given by my parents, also the Heaven’s gave to me. “Detached from all mundane activities and desirous of becoming an ascetic in order to pursue the spiritual goal, Mahavir was keeping the matter pending due to His earlier resolution. ‘As long as my parents are alive, I shall not think of taking Diksha.’” Vows to be a monk, something like that. The parents took their last vows when Mahavir was 28 years of age, and then they died. He told His brother that He wanted to become an ascetic. Not normal monk only, but ascetic monk is harsher, more disciplined, more determined, to get to the goal.