Bhagavan Padmaprabh

Sixth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagvan Padmaprabh dev was born in Kaushambi, on twelfth day of the dark half of the month of Kartik. His father name was King Dhar and Mother name was Susima. After long span of life time, he took diksha on 13th day of the dark half of the month of Kartik along with 1000 other men's.

After 6 months of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Padmaprabh attained (kevalgyan) salvation on the full moon day (15th day) of the month of Chaitra and constellation of Chitra .

On the eleventh day of the dark half of the month of Margshirsh, Bhagwan Padmaprabh, along with other 308 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Padmaprabh lived for 30 lakh purv of which he spent 13 purvarg less of one lakh purv as an ascetics and 6 months of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sahdana/tap).

It is believed that Padmaprabh prabhu was 250 measure of bow (at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

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