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Lord Munisuvrata - Main Details

 

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

Tortoise
Symbol - Tortoise

Lord Munisuvrata
Father Sumitra Raja
Mother Mata Padmavati
Clan Name Hari Vansh
Source of Descent Pranat
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalyanaka) Shravana Krishna 3
Place of Birth Rajgriha
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Vaishakha Krishna 10
Age 30,000 years
Height 20 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour Black
Date of Enlightenment (Keval Gyan Kalyanaka) Falgun su.12
Date of Diksha (Diksha Kalyanaka) Falgun su.12
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Champaka (Michelia champaka)
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Jayesth ku 9
First person to donate food Vrishabhasena
Period of Meditation 11 Months
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Malli
Head of Female Ascetics Pushpavati
God of Organisation (Yaksh) Varuna
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Naradatta or Bahurupini
Heaven Aparajita-devaloka
No. of Muni 30,000
No. of Aryika 50,000
No. of Shravak 1,72,000
No. of Shravika 3,50,000

Famous Munisuvrata Temples

Shri 1008 Munisuvrata Digambara Jain Atishaya Setra, Paithan Village, Paithan Dist., Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Munisuvratnath Shri Digamber Jain Atishaya Setra, Keshorai Village, Post Keshorai, Patan Dist., Bundi, Rajasthan
Shri Munisuvratswami Jain Teerth, Shrimali Pol, Dist. Bharuch, Gujrat
Vipulachala Hill, Rajgiri, Dist. Nalanda, Bihar

Om Namah

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