Gandharva

Published: 17.01.2017

Fourth type of Vānamantara Deva (Forest-dwelling god);

the gods belonging to this category have a reddish lusture; they have a serious nature. They are handsome and have melodious voice; they wear crown on their head and a necklace around their neck; their symbol is Tuṃbarū tree.

gāndharvā raktāvadātā gaṃbhīrāḥ priyadarśanāḥ surūpāḥ sumukkhākārāḥ susvarā maulidharāhāravibhūsanāstumbamvrksadhvajāḥ.

(TaBhā 4.12)

References

Sources
Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa
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