As the clock struck midnight on Chaitra Vadi Tenth in the
kingdom of Pundarikgiri in Mahavideh Kshetra, a beautiful baby boy
with a golden glow and the mark of a Taurus on his body was born to
King Shreyans and Queen Satyaki Devi. His parents lovingly named
this child with unparalleled beauty, "Simandhar".
In the current era, his birth was before the reign of the following
two of the twenty-four tirthankars of this world: the seventeenth
tirthankara Shri Kunthunath and the eighteenth tirthankara Shri