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Santinatha

The third image of this collection, the figure of Santinatha is also seated in padmasana in meditative mood. The cognizance mark, the deer is placed below the double petalled lotus pedestal duly flanked by devotees. The pedestal is supported by lions.thauri-bearers and flying Gandharvas flank the figure at the bottom and top respectively, like the above its hair is also arranged in locks.

Born at Hastinapur Santinatha, the 16Th Tirthankara of the Jainas not only revived Jainism, which was in tottering condition but also consolidated the faith that it never disappeared again.