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


Sarasvatigachchha

1. Bhadrababu II
2. Guptigupta
3. Maghanadi
4. Jinachandra I
5. Kundakunda
6. Umasvami
7. Lohacharya II
8. Yashahkirti
9. Yashonandi
10. Devanandi
11. Pujyapada
12. Gunanandi I
13. Vajranandi
1 4. Kumaranandi
15. Lokachandra I
16. Prabhachandra
17. Nemichandra
1 8. Bhanunandi

84. Padmanandi (Delhi)
85. Subhachandra (Delhi)
86. Prabhachandra (Delhi)
87. Jinachandra Chittor
88. Dharmachandra (Chittor)

After this there were Bhattarakas in Gujarat. Their names with their years of accession in Samvat year in brackets are as belows:

89. Lalitakirti (1603)
90. Chandrakirti (1622)
91. Devendrakirti (1662)
92. Narendrakirti (1691)
93. Surendrakirti (1722)
94. Jagatkirti (1733)
95. Devendrakirti (1770)
96. Mahendrakirti I (1792)
97. Semendrakirti (1815)
98. Surendrakirti (1822)
99. Sukhendrakirti (1852)
100. Nayanakirti (1879)
101. Devendrakirti (1883)
102. Mahendrakirti II (1938)

REFERENCE
(Taken from the Hindi Vishvakosha, Vol. VllI, Calcutta, AD 1924. Pp. 441-443)

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