Sumatinatha

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Sumati
5th Jain Tirthankara
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Details
Alternate name: Sumatinath
Historical date: 10^222 Years Ago
Family
Father: Megharatha
Mother: Sumangala
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Places
Birth: Ayodhya
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Attributes
Colour: Golden
Symbol: Curlew
Height: 300 dhanusha (900 meters)
Age At Death: 4,000,000 purva (282.24 Quintillion Years Old)
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Tumbru
Yaksini: Mahakali

Sumatinatha was the fifth 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.

Sumatinath was born to King Megh Raja and Queen Mangala Rani at Ayodhya in the Ikshvaku clan. His birth date was the eighth day of the Vaishakh shukla month of the Indian calendar.[1]

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