Kunthunatha

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Kunthu
17th Jain Tirthankara
Worship of Kunthu
Details
Alternate name: Kunthunath
Historical date: 10^194 Years Ago
Family
Father: Surya (Sura)
Mother: Sri devi
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Places
Birth: Hastinapura
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Attributes
Colour: Golden
Symbol: Goat
Height: 35 dhanusha (105 meters)
Age At Death: 95,000 years old
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Gandharva
Yaksini: Achyuta

Kunthunath was the seventeenth Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Kunthunath was born to King Shursen Raja and Queen Srirani Rani at Hastinapur in the Ikshvaku clan.[1] His birth date was the 14th day of the Vaishakh Krishna month of the Indian calendar.

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  1. ^ a b Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.  p.31