The Tirthankars are worshipped as the loftiest beings in this world because they acquire infinite knowledge, perception, purity of conduct , and power by destroying the four vitiating Karmas at spiritual level. This gives rise to unique attributes in them, both at spiritual and physical levels. In canonical terms those are known as Atishaya or out of ordinary.
1. There is no growth of hair on the body.2. The body remains free of any ailment.3. The blood and flesh are milky white.4. The breath is fragrant like lotus.5. Food intake and excretion are invisible.6. Above the head there are three canopies (umbrellas) in the sky.7. A wheel, symbolic of religion, moves ahead and behind him in the sky.8. At both flanks there are white whisks in the sky.9. The throne is made of crystal quartz.10. The flag of Indra moves ahead of him.11. Wherever he stays there is an Ashok tree.12. There is a divine aura around him.13. The land around him is pleasant.14. Thorns get reversed.15. The seasons are pleasant and favorable.16. Pleasant wind blows.17. Dust is settled due to moisture.18. There are heaps of five types of lifeless flowers around him.19. There is absence of unpleasant sound, form, smell, color and touch around him and pleasant things appear.20-21. His voice is heard with same volume and clarity up to a distance of one Yojan.22. His discourse is in Ardha-Magadhi language.23. All present in the audience understand his discourse in their respective languages.24. In his proximity the natural enemies forget their animosity.25. His opponents become amiable.26. His dissenters become speechless.27-28. Twenty five Yojans around him there is no epidemic or death.29-33. Wherever he goes there are no afflictions self-inflicted or inflicted by othersincluding flood, drought, diseases, etc.34. The touch of his feet pacifies all the earlier disturbances of the area.