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  • Triyancha Triyancha

  • Sutram Sutram

    The dictionary gives the meaning of the Sanskrit or Tamil expression, Sutram or Sutra, as string or thread, formula, short sentence or aphoristic rule, girdl...

  • Samadhi Samadhi

    Samādhi, in Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and yogic schools, is a state of meditative consciousness. In the yogic traditions, and the Buddhist comment...

  • Shrimad Rajchandra Shrimad Rajchandra

    Shrimad Rajchandra was a Jain poet, mystic, philosopher, scholar and reformer. Born near Morbi, he was a prodigy and claimed to have recollection of his past...

  • Pañca-Paramesthi Pañca-Paramesthi

    The five supreme beings are: Upadhyaya "Preceptors" Muni or Jain monks Acarya Arihant: The awakened souls who have attained keval gyan are considered as Arih...

  • Kundakunda Kundakunda

    Kundakunda was a Digambara Jain monk and philosopher, who likely lived in the 4th century CE or later. He authored many Jain texts such as: Samayasara, Niyam...

  • Jain meditation Jain meditation

    Jain meditation has been the central practice of spirituality in Jainism along with the Three Jewels. Jainism holds that emancipation can only be achieved th...

  • Anandghan Anandghan

    Anandghan was a 17th-century Jain monk, mystical poet and hymnist. Though very little is known about his life, his collection of hymns about philosophy, devo...

  • Ahimsa in Jainism Ahimsa in Jainism

    Ahinsā in Jainism is a fundamental principle forming the cornerstone of its ethics and doctrine. The term ahinsa means nonviolence, non-injury and absence of...

Adarsana

Adarsana refers to the real non-seeing of objects which already exist; it refers to the ignorance of factual existence of things. This term figures prominent...

Ahimsa in Jainism

Ahinsā in Jainism is a fundamental principle forming the cornerstone of its ethics and doctrine. The term ahinsa means nonviolence, non-injury and absence of...

Anandghan

Anandghan was a 17th-century Jain monk, mystical poet and hymnist. Though very little is known about his life, his collection of hymns about philosophy, devo...

Ananta (infinite)

Ananta is a Sanskrit term which means endless or limitless, also means eternal or infinity, in other words, it also means infinitude or an unending expansion...

Asiddhatva

Asiddhatva is a Sanskrit term which is derived from the word, Asiddha, which means imperfect, incomplete, unaccomplished, unaffected, unproved, not existing ...

Jain meditation

Jain meditation has been the central practice of spirituality in Jainism along with the Three Jewels. Jainism holds that emancipation can only be achieved th...

Jain terms and concepts

When a soul becomes freed from karmas, it gets God-consciousness and becomes liberated. Four things are difficult to attain by a soul: human birth, knowledge...

Jīva (Jainism)

Jīva or Atman is a philosophical term used within Jainism to identify the soul. As per Jain cosmology, jīva or soul is the principle of sentience and is one ...

Kundakunda

Kundakunda was a Digambara Jain monk and philosopher, who likely lived in the 4th century CE or later. He authored many Jain texts such as: Samayasara, Niyam...

Ernst Leumann

Ernst Leumann was a Swiss jainologist, pioneer of the research of Jainism and Turkestan languages whose work is in consideration even today.

Pañca-Paramesthi

The five supreme beings are: Upadhyaya "Preceptors" Muni or Jain monks Acarya Arihant: The awakened souls who have attained keval gyan are considered as Arih...

Shrimad Rajchandra

Shrimad Rajchandra was a Jain poet, mystic, philosopher, scholar and reformer. Born near Morbi, he was a prodigy and claimed to have recollection of his past...

Samadhi

Samādhi, in Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and yogic schools, is a state of meditative consciousness. In the yogic traditions, and the Buddhist comment...

Sutram

The dictionary gives the meaning of the Sanskrit or Tamil expression, Sutram or Sutra, as string or thread, formula, short sentence or aphoristic rule, girdl...

Twelve Contemplations

In Jain tradition, twelve contemplations, are the twelve mental reflections that a Jain ascetic and a practitioner should repeatedly engage into. These twelv...