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Illustrated Tirthankar Charitra

Up-pravartak
Shri Amar Muni

APPENDIX 4

Birthmarks on the Body of a Tirthankar

(The 1008 Auspicious marks)

1. Coconut tree

2. Conch-shell

3. Lotus

4. Swastika

5. Lancet (for elephant)

6. Arch

7. Whisks

8. White canopy

9. Throne

10. Flag

11. Pair of fishes

12. Two urns

13. Tortoise

14. Disc

15. Ocean

16. Pond

17. Space vehicle

18. Mansion

19. Elephant

20. Man

21. Woman

22. Lion

23. Arrow

24. Bow

25. Meru mountain

26. Indra (king of gods)

27. Divine damsel

28. Town

29. Gate

30. The moon

31. The sun

32. Horse of good breed

33. Fan

34. Flute

35. Vina (a musical instrument)

36. Mridang (a type of drum)

37. Garlands

38. Silk

39. Shop

40. A head-dress

41. Necklace

42. Medal

43. Necklet

44. Bead string

45. Bracelet

46. Arm Band

47. Girdle

48. Two rings

49. Earring

50. Ear-tops

51. Two bracelets

52. Gold-balls

53. Bangle

54. Plate

55. Thread

56. Orchard

57. Farm

58. Gem studded lamp

59. Diamond

60. Earth

61. Goddess Laxmi

62. Goddess Saraswati

63. Divine cow

64. Bull

65. An ornament for forehead

66. Great precious things

67. Wishfulfilling tree*

68. Wishfulfilling tree

69. Wishfulfilling tree

70. Wishfulfilling tree

71. Wishfulfilling tree

72. Wishfulfilling tree

73. Wishfulfilling tree

74. Wishfulfilling tree

75. Wishfulfilling tree

76. Wishfulfilling tree

77. Gold

78. Jambu tree

79. Eagle

80. Constellation

81. Stars

82. Royal palace

83. Fire planet

84. Sun

85. Moon

86. Mars

87. Neptune

88. Jupiter

89. Venus

90. An astrological conjunction-Rahu

91. An astrological conjunction-Ketu

92. Siddharth tree

93. Ashok tree

94. Gem studded throne

95. Triple canopy

96. Aura

97. Divine sound

98. Shower of flowers

99. Whisks

100. Divine drums

101. Jug

102. Urn

103. Flag

104. Canopy

105. Swastika

106. Whisks

107. Mirror

108. Fan

These are the 108 main signs. Combined with 900 minor signs like mole etc. it totals to 1008 auspicious signs.

Note: *67 to 76 - These are different types of wishfulfilling trees.