Mallinath is the 19th tirthankar of the 24 Jain Tirthankars. She took birth as the daughter of queen Prabhavati and king Kumbh of Mithila, Bihar, on the eleventh day of the bright half of the month of Margshirsh. Her real name was Malli Kumari. After becoming an ascetic, she acquired Vipulmati Manahparyav Jnan (the ultimate para normal capacity) and started deep meditation. The same afternoon she attained omniscience.
Mallinath attained Nirvana on the fourth day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra at Samet Shikhar. The emblem of Mallinath is Water Pot. Mallinath had around 28 disciples.
Updated on 5th September, 2005
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