Bhagavan Chandraprabh

Eighth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagvan Chandraprabh : was born in Chandrapuri, on 12th day of the dark half of the month of Paush. His father name was King Mahasen and Mother name was Lakshmana Devi. After long span of life time, he took diksha on thirteenth day of the dark half of the month of Paush along with 1000 other men's.

After 3 months of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Chandraprabh attained (kevalgyan ) salvation on 7th day of the dark half of the month of Phalgun and constellation of Anuradha .

On the 7th day of the dark half of the month of Bhadrapad, Bhagwan Chandraprabh , along with other 1000 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Chandraprabh lived for 10 lakh purv of which he spent 24 purvarg less of one lakh purv as an ascetics and 3 months of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sahdana/tap).

It is believed that Chandraprabh prabhu was 150 measure of bow(at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

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