Chakreshvari

Updated: 13.11.2012

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In Jain cosmology, Chakreshvari or Apraticakra is the guardian goddess or Yakshini (attendant deity) of Rishabha, the first Tirthankara.

  • She is the tutelary deity of the Sarawagi Jain community.
  • The color of the goddess is golden.
  • Her Vehicle is the Garuda.
  • She has eight arms.
  • She is shown with a chakra in one of her hands.

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