Munisurvrat Bhagavan

Twentieth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagvan Munisurvrat : was born in Rajgriha, on 8th day of the dark half of the month of Jyeshta . His father name was King Sumitra and Mother name was Padmavati Devi. After long span of life time, he took diksha on 12th day of the bright half of the month of Phalgun along with 1000 other men's.

After 11months of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Munisurvrat attained (kevalgyan ) salvation on 12th day of the dark half of the month of Phalgun and constellation of Shravan .

On the 9th day of the dark half of the month of Jeystha , Bhagwan Munisurvrat, along with other 1000 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Munisurvrat lived for 30,000 years of which he spent 7500 years as an ascetics and 11 months of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sahdana/tap).

It is believed that Munisurvrat prabhu was 20 measure of bow(at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

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