Sheetalnath Prabhu

Tenth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagvan Sheetalnath dev was born in Bhadilpur, on twelfth day of the dark half of the month Magh . His father name was King Dridhrath and Mother name was Nanda Devi. After long span of life time ,he took diksha on twelfth day of the dark half of the month Magh along with 1000 other men's.

After 3 months of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Sheetalnath attained (kevalgyan ) salvation on the fourteenth day of the dark half of the month of Paush and constellation of Purvashadha .

On the second day of the dark half of the month of Vaishaka, Bhagwan Sheetalnath, along with other 1000 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Sheetalnath lived for 1 lakh purv of which he spent 25000 purv as an ascetics and 3 months of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sahdana/tap).

It is believed that Sheetalnath prabhu was 90 measure of bow(at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

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