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Lord Sumatinath - Main Details


Sumatinatha was the fifth 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 - Curlew / Goose

Lord Sumatinath
Father Shri Megharaja
Mother Mata Sumangala
Clan Name Ikshvaku
Source of Descent Jayant
Date of Descent (Garbha Kalyanaka) Shravan Shukla Paksh 2
Place of Birth Vinita
Date of Birth (Janma Kalyanaka) Vaishakh Shukla Paksh 8
Age 40 Lac purva
Height 300 dhanusha (poles)
Body Colour Golden
Place of Enlightenment Ayodhya
Date of Enlightenment (Kevala Gyana Kalyanaka) Chaitra Krishna Paksh 11
Date of Diksha Vaishakh Shukla Paksh 9
Diksha Tree or Vat Vriksha Vaishakh Shukla Paksh 9
Place of Nirvana Sammed Shikharji
Date of Nirvana (Moksha Kalyanaka) Chaitra sukla. 11
Chief Disciple (Ganadhar) Charama
Head of Female Ascetics Kashyapi
God of Organisation (Yaksh) Tumburu
Goddess of Organisation (Yakshini) Mahakali
Heaven Jayantavimana
Period of Practices 20 Years
Number of Disciples 100
Number of Ascetics 3.2 Lac
Number of Female Ascetics 5.3 Lac
Male Laity 2.81 Lac
Female Laity 5.16 Lac

Famous Sumatinath Temples

Sumatinath Temple, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Johari Temple, Old Delhi
Kamal Basadi, Belgaum, Karnataka

Om Namah

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