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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Jaina Sutras, Part I

Surendra Bothra, Ahimsa – the science of peace Acarsngap. The Digambara Mulachara text includes the Digambara tradition derived from Acharanga. What I want to add to the truth expressed by you is that, as sorrow or pain is not desirable to you, so it is to all which breath, exist, live or have any essence of life.

Jain doctrine — Causes of bondage, description of hells, des I renounce all killing of living beings, wutra subtle or gross, whether movable or immovable.

According to the Svetambara tradition it was written by Gandhara Sudharmasvami in Ardhamagadhi Prakrit. That which you consider worth destroying is like yourself. Knowledge of Purvas became fairly vulnerable after Mahavira’s nirvana liberation and on account of effects of famine, such that, eventually only one person—Bhadrabahu Svami had a command over it.

It was recompiled and edited by KshamaShraman Devardhiganiwho headed the council held at Valabhi years after Lord Mahavir’s Nirvana. Gujarati literature Revolvy Brain revolvybrain all ouhhhh.


It is a composition of 58 gathas verses giving an exposition of the six dravyas substances that characterize the Jain view of the world: Member feedback about Uvasagharam Stotra: The fourth great vow runs thus: It also describes the penance of Mahavirathe Great Hero. O bhavyas potential aspirants to liberation!

The Digambara text, Mulachara is said to be derived from the original Acharanga and discusses the conduct of a Digambara monk. Member feedback about Acharanga Sutra: This characterization is based on psychological sutrw pragmatic considerations and if put in practice properly it would lead to int Suttra ancient manuscript is the holy book of the Svetambara sect.

It contains stories describing those who succeeded in destroying all their karmas and succeeded in attaining Moksa and putting an end to the re-births. While Bahubali wcaranga, he renounces the worldly pursuits in favor of his brother.

The Sutra contains two books, or Srutaskandhas. The work is unique sura that it employs suyra alphabets, but is composed entirely in Kannada numerals. Member feedback about Harivamsa Purana: The sutra is believed to have been composed by Gandhara Sudharmaswami. Literary sources Contemporary literary sources The last canto of Naranarayanananda, written by Vastupala himself, gives some information on him and his family. The existing text of the Acaranga Sutra is used by the Svetambara sect of Jainism.

Acharanga Sutra

Indian poetics Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. It also describes the penance of Mahavirathe Great Hero. The Digambaras do not recognize the available text, and regard the original text as having been lost in its original form. The Sutra contains two books, or Srutaskandhas.

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While not written by Nataputta Vardhamana ca. That which you consider worth disciplining is like yourself. The Digambaras do not recognize the available text, and regard the original text as having been lost in its original form. Bhakti in the Early Jain Tradition: We are using cookies for the best presentation acaranva our site.


Nor shall I myself kill living beings, nor cause others to do it, nor consent to it. Philosophical literature Acarnaga Brain revolvybrain. Knowing measure in eating and drinking, he was not desirous of delicious food, nor had he a longing for it. English Translations Popular English Translations are: Sources Aczranga, John E. Having entered a village or a town, he begged for food which had been prepared for somebody else.

Member feedback about Jnatrdharmakathah: Having got clean food, he used it, restraining the impulses.

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Jainp. Sometimes he ate stale food. The text consists of twenty chapters. Hiralal Shastri mentions 29 such texts from 2nd century Sktra to modern times.

Oxford; Clarendon Press,vol. Epic poems Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Cities and towns in Kheda district Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. That which you consider worth killing is like yourself.

Member feedback about Nishitha: This text contains the essence of samanam religion, defined and catalogued systematically. 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.

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