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Lord Chandraprabhu - Main Details


Lord Chandraprabhu was the eighth Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma.

Symbol - Moon

Lord Chandraprabhu
Father Sri Mahsen
Mother Mata Laxmana
Clan Name Ikshvaku
Source of Descent Vijayant
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalyanaka) Chaitra Krishna Paksh 5
Place of Birth Chandrapuri
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Paush Krishna Paksh 12
Age 10 Lac Purva
Height 150 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour White
Place of Enlightenment Chandrapuri
Date of Enlightenment (Kevala Gyana Kalyanaka) Badhva Krishna Paksh 7
Date of Diksha (Diksha Kalyanaka) Paush Krishna Paksh 13
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Naga
First person to donate food Somadatta
Period of Meditation 14 years
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Falgun Krishna Paksh 7
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Datta
Head of Female Ascetics Sumana
God of Organisation (Yaksh) Vijay
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Bhrikuti
Heaven Vijayanta
No. of Muni 2,50,000
No. of Aryika 3,80,000
No. of Shravak 2,50,000
No. of Shravika 4,10,000

Famous Chandraprabhu Temples

Chandraprabhu Temple, Tijara, Rajasthan
Shri Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra Muktagiri, Mendhagiri, District - Baitool, Madhya Pradesh
Jain Temple, Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Om Namah

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