Chandraprabha the eighth tirthankar of jainism chandra prabhu was the son of king mahasen and queen sulakshana.
when the queen was bearing the child, she desired to swallow the nectar of the moon. her wish was
fulfilled and a son with a moon-like complexion was born to her. this is how he was named chandra
After ruling his kingdom for a long time, he got initiation (diksha). chandra prabhu attained kaivalya after meditating for many months. for many years he served humanity. then he went to ‘sammed’ mountain in bihar, accompanied by one thousand monks. after meditating for one month, all of them got nirvana.
Today, the temple of chandra prabhu at tijara in rajasthan is a famous center of pilgrimage for jains. symbol of chandra prabhu is half moon. he brings smoothness and happiness to every living being. large numbers of believers visit the tirth of tijara every week.