|17th Jain Tirthankara, 6th Chakravartin, 12th Kamadeva|
Worship of Kunthu
|Kalyanaka / Important Events|
|Birth date||10194 years ago|
|Moksha place||Sammed Shikhar|
|Height||35 bows (105 metres)|
Kunthunath was the seventeenth Tirthankara of the present half time cycle, Avasarpini. According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Kunthunatha was born to King Sura and Queen Srirani Rani at Hastinapur in the Ikshvaku clan. His birth date was the 14th day of the Vaishakh Krishna month of the Indian calendar. He was also a Chakravarti and a Kamadeva.
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