The Consecration of Mahavira, [], from Gujerati manuscript of the Kalpa Sutra (Public Domain in the US per Bridgeman vs. Corel). Knowing pain and pleasure in all their variety (patteyam), and seeing his life not yet decline, a wise man should know that to be the proper moment (for entering. The Acharanga Sutra (IAST: Ācārāṅga Sūtra; First book c. 5th-4th century BCE; Second book c. 2nd-1st century BCE)[1] is the first of the twelve Angas, part of.

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Another oldest canonical text, the Shatkhandagama was written about the same time. Victory to the Supreme Effulgence Omniscience — the infinite and all-embracing knowledge that images, as it were in a mirror, all substances and their infinite modes, extending through the past, the present, and the future.

Jaina Sutras, Part I

I renounce all vices of lying speech arising from anger or greed or fear or mirth. The work is unique in that it employs not alphabets, but is composed entirely in Kannada numerals.

He is popularly seen as a ford-maker who removes obstacles and has the capacity to save.

Subject matter It contains stories describing the piety of the advanced laymen and their fortitude in face of demonic attacks. Member feedback about Sallekhana: Member feedback about Atma Siddhi: Khetaka in used as a name of a region surrounding the place in ancient literature. Acharya Jayasena has written a commentary on Pravachanasara titled Tatparyavritti i. When a son was born to the king, Varahmihira declared that he would live for a hundred years but Bhadrabahu declared that he would live for only seven days and that he would be killed by a cat.


Hence, Atma Siddhi is translated as self attainment or self realization. Member feedback about Jain Agamas Digambara: Kasaya passions form the subject matter of Kasayapahuda.

Acaranga Sutra

In the text, Kundakunda shows how the correct understanding of the duality of self and others leads to that defining characteristic of Digambara mendicant praxis, nudity.

Member feedback about Purvas: Sanskrit commentary has been done by Silanka who lived in the second half of the ninth century A. That which you consider worth acarangs is like yourself.: It is an administrative capital of Kheda district. Andrea and James H. Sutfa feedback about List of Jain texts: Mahavira attained nirvana at the age of 72, and his body was cremated. Tattvartha Sutra also known as Tattvarth-adhigama-sutra is an acarnga Jain text written by Acharya Umaswati, sometime between the 2nd- and 5th-century AD.

Ethics of Jainism Sallekhana. A unique feature of the Niyamasara is that Kundakunda characterises both Nichcaya caritra and Vyavahara caritra as tapa, or practice of austerity from their respective nayas. If you say, “No, It is not” you will be expressing the truth.

The story concerns a hero who through his virtue rises to become king, only to renounce his high station and pursue a life of religious axaranga. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. As each of these patterns are identified and decoded, the contents can be shtra. Second chapter consists of verses and it describes laws of interaction between space, time particles, elementary matter particles, compound matter particles, motion and souls in the Cosmos.

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Part of a series on. The first book is the older part, to which other treatises were later added. I renounce all attachments, whether little or much, small or great, living or lifeless; neither shall I myself form such attachments, nor cause others to do so, nor consent to their doing so. All the constituents and actions are governed by universal natural laws and perfect soul, an immaterial entity cannot create or affect a material entity like the universe.


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I renounce all killing of living beings, whether subtle or gross, whether movable or immovable. This truth, propagated by the self-knowing omniscients, after understanding all there is in universe, is pure, undefileable, and eternal. That which you consider worth subjugating is like yourself. Subject matter Niyamasara deals with the three ethico-spiritual standpoints of understanding ultimate Reality — the Nishcaya naya, the Vyavahara naya and the Shuddha Naya.

The second book is divided into four sections called Kulas. There are total verses written in Prakrit language.

Jain, Laxmi Chandra Member feedback about Sthananga Sutra: Mark and share Search through all dictionaries Translate… Search Internet. The Venerable One [2] understands thus: Subject matter of the Agama It contains a series of narratives, from which morals about results of following the religious path are drawn.

Ethics Ethics of Jainism Sallekhana. Pujyapada was a poet, grammarian, philosopher and a profound scholar of Ayurveda.

The first 42 Parvans of this text were written by Jinasena, while remaining 34 Parvans were