Sumatinatha

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Sumatinatha
5th Jain Tirthankara
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Details
Predecessor Abhinandananatha
Successor Padmaprabha
Royalty
Dynasty/Clan Ikshvaku
Family
Father Megharatha
Mother Sumangala
Kalyanaka / Important Events
Birth date 10222 years ago
Birth place Ayodhya
Moksha place Sammed Shikhar
Characteristics/Attributes
Complexion Golden
Symbol Goose
Height 300 dhanusha (900 meters)
Age 4,000,000 purva (282.24 Quintillion Years Old)
Attendant Gods
Yaksha Tumbru
Yakshini 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 dynasty. His birth date was the eighth day of the Vaishakh shukla month of the Indian calendar.[1]

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References[edit]

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

Sources[edit]

  • Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.