Kunthunath Bhagavan

Seventeenth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagvan Kunthunath dev: was born in Gajpur/Hastinapur, on 14th day of the dark half of the month of Vaishak. His father name was King Shursen and Mother name was Shri Devi. After long span of life time ,he took diksha 5th day of the dark half of the month of Vaishak along with 1000 other men's.

After 16years of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Kunthunath attained (kevalgyan ) salvation on 3rd day of the dark half of the month of Chaitra and constellation of Krithika .

On the 1st day of the dark half of the month of Vaishak , Bhagwan Kunthunath , along with other 1000 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Kunthunath lived for 15000 years of which he spent 23750years as an ascetics and 16 years of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sahdana/tap).

It is believed that Kunthunath prabhu was 35 measure of bow(at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

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