A Nandavarta, one of the Jain ashtamangala in the Svetambara tradition.

The Nandavarta or Nandyavarta is one of the eight auspicious symbols of Jainism for the Svetambara sect.[1] It is an ashtamangala which is used for worship, and could be made with rice grains.[2]


  1. The A to Z of Jainism de Kristi L. Wiley édité par Vision Books, p. 45, ISBN 8170946816
  2. Jainism The World of Conquerors, par Natubhai Shah, volume II, p. 31, ISBN 812081939X
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