Anantnath Bhagavan

Fourteenth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagwan Anantnath dev was born in Ayodhya, on thirteenth day of the dark half of the month of Vaishaka. His father name was Sihansen and Mother name was Suyasa. After long span of life time,he took diksha 14th day of the dark half of the month of Vaishaka along with 1000 other men's.

After 3years of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Anantnath attained (kevalgyan ) salvation on 14th of the dark half of the month of Vaishaka and constellation of Revati .

On the 5th day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra, Bhagwan Anantnath, along with other 7000 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Anantnath lived for 30 lakh years of which he spent 7.5 lakh years as an ascetics and 3 years of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sadhana/tap).

It is believed that Anantnath prabhu was 50 measure of bow(at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

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