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Literature of Jain Philosophy and Agamas. Brief introduction Jain Agamas: One who establishes a ‘Tirtha’ is ‘Tirthankaras’. Tirtha also means first ‘Gandhara’. jEn; a;g;m;;e• • • • • • Sv;et;;]b;r m;Ut;I*p;Ujk – s;v;* m;;ny;. âå p;Uv;* an;e â a. Agamas are texts of Digambara Jainism based on the discourses of the tirthankara. . Translations into modern languages such as English, Hindi and Gujarati.

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Jain Agamas (Digambara) – Wikipedia

Views Read Edit View history. Predicting a 12 year long famine, Bhadrabahu went south to Karnataka with his bujarati [10] and Sthulabhadraanother Jain monk remained behind. Chapter Sutra Contents 1 35 The path of salvation; a discussion of theories; Nikshep; knowledge, Naya etc.

The Jain Literature The realm of the Jain literature is so vast and profound that even to give an ordinary and brief introduction to it, it will be necessary to write a huge volume.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. State University of New York Press. This article is about Jain scriptures.

Edited by Ian Whicher and David Carpenter. If you desire to find in the same grangha work practical, jainn and intellectual discussions and expositions of all the Jain Siddhantas theoriesyou can find them in Shri Taatvarthadhigama Sutra or Shri Tatvartha Sutra.


The Agamas were composed of the following forty-six texts: The Shruta-Jnana is contained in twelve Angas lit. Agamas are texts of Jainism based on the discourses of the tirthankara. A council was formed at Pataliputra where eleven scriptures called Angas were compiled and the remnant of fourteen purvas were written down in 12th Anga, Ditthivaya by the adherents of Sthulbhadra. Buddhism Hinduism Islam Sikhism Non-creationism.

While some authors date the composition of Jain Agamas starting from the 6th century BCE, [6] noted Indologist Hermann Jacobi holds that the composition of the Jaina siddhanta would agaam somewhere about the end of the 4th or the beginning of the 3rd century BC. Digambara monk Aryika Kshullak Pattavali Acharya. According to Svetambara tradition, the agamas were collected on the basis of collective memory of the ascetics in the first council of Pataliputra under the stewardship of Sthulibhadra in around to — BC.

Part of a series on. For other uses, see Agama disambiguation.

Jain Agamas

Jain texts Indian poetics Religious poetry. Wgam existing Svetambara texts are based on the Vallabhi council texts. By using this site, you agree to avam Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Agamas were lost during the same famine that the purvas were lost in. This grantha divided into 10 chapters contains about aphorisms. This class comprises works relating to stories, information, fables, art, literature, history, sculpture, fiction, poetry etc.


Jainp. Ethics of Jainism Sallekhana. Fourteen Purvas The Prior Knowledge — considered totally lost. Digambaras reject the authority of the Agamas compiled at Valabhi. Fourteen Purvas The Prior Knowledge — considered totally lost.

By using this gujaratu, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The knowledge of Shruta-Jnanamay be of things which are contained in the Angas Limbs or sacred Jain books or of things outside the Angas.

A description of islands, seas, mountains, men, earth, etc. Encyclopedia of Jainism Edited by Nagendra Kr. The originals are all lost, and the extant versions were written in the 1st millennium CE. This page was last edited on 11 Knat These include, among other things, the rules of conduct for ascetics and the laypeople, as well as the Jain theory of soul, matter and other substances.