Bhagavan Sumatinath

Fifth Jain Tirthankara

Bhagvan Sumatinath dev was born in Koshalpur in ayodhya, on eighth day of the bright half of the month of Vaishaka. His father name was King Megh and Mother name was Mangalavati Devi. After long span of life time, he took diksha on 9th day of the bright half of the month of Vaishaka along with 1000 other men's.

After 20 years of diksha and worldly life abandonment Lord Sumatinath attained (kevalgyan) salvation on eleventh day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra and constellation of Magha .

On the ninth day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra, Bhagwan Sumatinath, along with other 1000 saints was liberated and attained nirvana on Sammet Shikhar (mountain).

Bhagwan Sumatinath lived for 40 lakh purv of which he spent 12 purvarg less of one lakh purv as an ascetics and 20 years of Meditation and Spiritual Practices (sahdana/tap).

It is believed that Sumatinath prabhu was 300 measure of bow(at that time unit of measurement was bow i.e. bow of bow & arrow) in height.

Advertise on Bhomiyaji Website