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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First acxranga consists of 92 verses and it describes attributes of Supreme Beings and outlines the first steps in the process of transforming oneself into a Supreme Being. Mulachara, Bharatiay Janpith References Dundas, English Translations Popular English Translations are: The second book is divided into four sections called Kulas. This page was last edited on 23 Marchat Hence, the style of the Sthananga Sutra is unique. This truth, propagated by the self-knowing omniscients, after understanding all there is in universe, is pure, undefileable, and eternal.

The first book is the older part, to which other treatises were later added. Even thus armed they were bitten by the dogs, torn by the dogs. Jain literature is primarily divided between Digambara literature and Svetambara literature. Views Read Edit View history.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Member feedback about Sutrakritanga: Member feedback about Jain literature: We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Description This agama describes nonviolence, Jain metaphysics, and the refutation of suutra religious theories such as Kriyavada, Akriyavada, Ajnanavada, and Vinayavada.


Acharya Jayasena has written a commentary on Pravachanasara titled Tatparyavritti i. Vastupala topic Vastupala died CE [1] was acxranga prime minister who served in the court of Viradhavala, and his successor Visaladeva, who ruled the Vaghela dynasty in early 13th century India.

After a gap of about nearly two thousand years following composition of Tattvartha Sutra by Acharya Sutta this was the first text to be recognized by all Jain sects. Often the words are spelled out separately or put together as “Jinavani” in publications.

Jaina Sutras, Part I

The first 42 Parvans of this text were written by Jinasena, while remaining 34 Parvans were The Digambaras do not recognize the available text, and regard the original text as having been lost in its original form. That which you consider worth disciplining is like yourself.: Jaina Tradition in Indian Thought.

Always well guarded, he bore the pains caused by grass, cold, fire, flies, and gnats; manifold pains. The 7th and 8th century copper-plates of Maitraka dynasty mentions Khetaka as an administrative division as well as there are mentions of it as a place of Brahmin residence and a Rashtrakuta-controlled town in other copper-plates.

Acqranga to Jain tradition, it was composed in 9th century CE. It is an administrative capital of Kheda district. That which you consider worth subjugating is like yourself.

Briefly, the answers may be categorised under the following categories: 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. English translations Popular English Translations are: The work serves as a brief version of the Jaina philosophy. Samantbhadra was originally from Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.


Member feedback about Drstivada: Member feedback about Jnatrdharmakathah: It deals with the life of Rishabhanatha, the first Tirthankara. The Venerable Ascetic Mahavira endowed with the acaraanga knowledge and intuition taught the five great vows.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Introduction The Acaranga Sutra is the oldest agam, from a linguistic point of view, written in Ardhamagadhi Prakrit. Sources of information Large number of literary sources and inscriptions give information on life and works of Vastupala and his brother Tejapala.

The result of actions by you has to be borne by you, so do not destroy anything. Niyamasara effectively removes doubts related to Parayayarthika naya and Dravyarthika nayas and elaborates on Vyavahara caritra.

Punishments for stura transgressions are also prescribed in it. These are believed to have originated from Rishabhanatha, the first tirthankara.

The subject matter of the answers ranges from doctrine to rules of ascetic behaviour. In the Jain tradition, it suutra believed that Mahavira was born in the early part of the 6th century BC into a royal kshatriya family in present-day Bihar, India.

Acaranga Sutra

This ancient manuscript is the holy book of the Svetambara sect. Sources Cort, John E. Jain Agamas — File: Member feedback about Mulachara: Indian poetics Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The word thanam denotes quantum.