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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Acaranga Sutra

The fourth great vow runs thus: The book aims to narrate the life of Neminatha, the twenty-second Tirthankara in Jainism. Acaranga Sutra The Acaranga Sutra or Acharanga is the first of the eleven Anga s, part of the agamas religious texts which were compiled based on the teachings of Lord Mahavira.

This page was last edited on 23 Marchat I renounce all attachments, whether little or much, small or great, living or lifeless; neither shall I myself form such attachments, nor cause suhra to do so, nor consent to their doing so.

It propounds six fundamental truths on soul which are also known as satapada six steps. In antiquity, Acaranga was the first text that was studies by Jain monks. Sanskrit commentary has been done by Silanka who lived in the second half of the ninth century A.


Even thus armed they were bitten by the dogs, torn by the dogs. Acatanga Sutra describes lack of clothes as being in full conformity of with Jain doctrine AS 1. Mathematics – The Samavayanga Sutra seems to be in continuation of the Sthananga Acaranba and follows the numeric method of describing substances from 1 to 1 billion. Tamil Wikisource has original text related to this article: The second book is divided into four sections called Kulas. Andrea and James H.

Purgatives and emetics, anointing of the body and bathing, shampooing arid cleansing of the teeth do not behoove him, after he learned [that the body is something unclean]. Member feedback about Sthananga Sutra: In Jainism, Jinvani means the message or the teachings of the Jina arihant. Certain exceptions to the general rules also find place therein. Fourteen Purvas The Prior Knowledge — considered totally lost. Digambara monk Aryika Kshullak Pattavali Acharya.

It is an administrative capital of Kheda district. There are total verses written in Prakrit language. He abandoned all worldly possessions at the age of 30 and left home in pursuit of spiritual awakening, becoming an ascetic. The second book is divided into four sections called Kulas.

Acharanga Sutra – Wikipedia

The Digambara Mulachara text includes the Digambara tradition derived from Acharanga. Member feedback about Acharanga Sutra: Member feedback about Nishitha: Often the words are spelled out separately or put together as acaranba in publications. The Acharanga Sutra is the oldest agam, from a linguistic point of view, written acarqnga Ardhamagadhi Prakrit. Jain literature is primarily divided between Digambara literature and Svetambara literature.

Member feedback about Siribhoovalaya: Literary sources Contemporary literary sources The last canto of Naranarayanananda, written by Vastupala himself, gives some information on him and his family.


According to the Svetambara tradition it was written by Gandhara Sudharmasvami in Ardhamagadhi Prakrit. English Translations Popular English Translations are: Member feedback about Sutrakritanga: The existing text of the Acharanga Sutra which is used by the Svetambara sect of Jainism was recompiled and edited by KshamaShraman Devardhigani, who headed the council held at Valabhi c.

Subject matter It contains descriptions of Devs heavenly beings who are born in heavens and hellish beings born acaranha hells. The Sutra contains two books, or Srutaskandhas. The Acaranga Sutra acaaranga the conduct of a Jain monk.

That which you consider worth subjugating is like yourself. He places great emphasis on cleansing the soul of vibhavas, internal impurities, through self-discipline. That which you consider worth disciplining is like yourself. While not written by Nataputta Vardhamana ca. Mahavira attained nirvana at the age of 72, and his body was cremated. It is written using techniques including narration and autra and answers, and the chapters start with Sudharmasvami explaining the various doctrines to his chief disciple Jambuswami and answering his questions.

It is the religious practice of voluntarily fasting to death by gradually reducing the intake of food and liquids. History The name Kheda originated from the Sanskrit term Afaranga lit.