Dikkumari, aka: Dikkumārī, Dish-kumari; 1 Definition(s)
Dikkumari means something in Jainism, Prakrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Jainism)
Dikkumārī (दिक्कुमारी).—The different Dik-kumārīs, living on different kūṭas of Meru and Rucakadvīpa, 56 in number are a group of goddesses which have a special function like the Indras, in the Birth ceremonies of a Jina and therefore get a place in Jaina art. They are the attendants (mahattarikās) of the Mother of a Jina.Source: Google Books: Jaina Iconography
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