STORY OF JAIN GODESS PADMAVATI:
Dharnendra - Padmavati
Once a person named Kamath, who pursued severe penanaces, was under going, "Panchagni Penance" Prince Parshwanath reached there. There was fore all over the flames reached the sky. But, Prince Prarshwakumar so from his divinity, saw that a pair of snakes were getting burnt in one of the woods. Prince Parshwanath, cut one of the woods & out came the pair of snakes burning. Prince Parshwanath told them, "Namashkar Mahamantra" & requested them not to get angry with the tapaswi. At that moment, both the snakes passed away. Later on, they became the god of snakes - Dev Dharnendra & Devi Padmavati.