The icons of the tirthankars that adorn the palatial Jain temples all look very similar, except the icon of the 23rd lord, Shri Parshvanath Bhagawan. His icon has a snake. Protecting the lord with its hood. We identify the icons with the symbols that are engraved on the asanas of Lords; These symbols are called lanchhan. This book acquaints us with lanchhans of our twenty-four Lord.