Jain World
Sub Categories of Jain Books
Books on Line

History Of Jainism

 

Introduction

 

Origins

 

Legendary History

  Life of Parshva
 

Life of Vardhamana Mahavira

  The Jain Church After Mahavira
  Extension of Jainism -Early Period
  The Schisms
  History of the Digambaras
  Yapaniyas
  Svetambaras
  Epilogue
  Canonical Literature of the Shwetambaras
  Sacred Books of the Digambaras
  The Tirthankaras
 

The Sthaviravali of the Kalpa Sutra

  Sthaviravali of the NandiSutra
  The Pattavali (List of Pontiffs) of the (Shvetambara)
 

The Pattavali (List of Pontiffs) of the (Digambara)

  Jain Books
  Catalog of Books in English
  Catalog of Books in Hindi
  Catalog of Books in Gujarati
  List of Books, Topics & Sub-topics and Authors

The Pattavali (List of Pontiffs) of the (Shvetambara)


Brihat-Kharataragachchha


The dates of birth (b.) and accession (a.) are given in the Samvat year.

1. Sudharma

2. Jambu

3. Prabhava

4. Sayyambhava

5. Yashobhadra

6. Sambhutavijaya

7. Bhadrabahu

8. Sthulabhadra

9. Mahagiri

10. Suhasti

11. Susthita

12. Indra

13. Dinna

14. Sinhagiri

15. Vajra

16. Vajrasena

17. Chandra

18. Samantabhadra

19. Vriddhadeva

20. Pradyotana

21. Manadeva

22. Manatunga

23. Vira (2)

24. Jayadeva

25. Devananda

26. Vikram

27. Narasinha

28. Samudra

29. Manadeva

30. Vivudhaprabha

31. Jayananda

32. Raviprabha

33. Yasobhadra

34. Vimalacandra

35. Deva

36. Nemichandra

37. Udyotana



Two disiples of Udyotana, viz., Vardhamana and Sarva-deva became heads of gachhhas which were later called Kharataragachchha and Tapagachchha respectively.

38. Vardhamana

39. Jinesvara

40. Jinachandra

41. Abhayadeva

42. Jinavallabha

43. Jinadatta (b. 1132)

44. Jinachandra

45. Jinapati (b 1210. a. 1223)

46. Jinesvara (b.1245, a 1278)

47. Jinaprabodha (b. 1285, a. 1331)

48.Jainchandra (b. 1326 a. 1341)

49. Jainkusala (b. 1337,-a. 1377)

50. Jinapadma

51. Jinalabdhi

52. Jinachandra

53. Jinodaya (b. 1375,

54. Jinodaya (a. 1432)

55. Jinabhadra



(Jinavardhanawho came between 54 and 55 lost his Suri-ship for breaking the fourth vow.)

56. Jinachandra (b. 1487 a, 1514)

57. Jinasamudra (b. 1506, a. 1530)

58. Jinahansa (b.1524, a.1555

59. Jinamanikya (b. 1549, a. 1582)

60. Jinachandra (b. 1595 a 1612)

61. Jinasinha (b. 1615, a. 1670)

62. Jinaraja (b. 1647, a. 1674).

63. Jinaratna (a. 1699)

64. Jinachandra (a. 1711)

65. Jinasaukhva (a. 1763)

66. Jinabhakti (b. 1770, a. 1780

67. Jinalubha (b. 1784, a. 1804)

68. Jinachandra (b.1809,a.1834)

69. Jinaharsha (a. 1856)



REFERENCE

From the Bengali Vishvakosha, article on 'Jain', edited by Narendranath Basu, Calcutta, 1896.