In Jainism, a Ganadhara "troupe leader" is a primary disciple of a Tirthankara. The monasticsangha of Jainism is divided into a number of orders or troupes called ganas, each headed by a ganadhara. In Nepal, Ganadhara is Kuldevata of Karakheti Bandhu. Karakheti live in Gorkha's Deurali, Dhunwakot, Dhading's Gajuri and Chitwan.
All twenty-four Tirthankaras had ganadharas, but the number varied. The main ganadhara of the final Tirthankara, Mahavira, was Indrabhuti Gautama