Para

Published: 13.03.2018

1. Āpta (unimpeachable authority on Truth)-

Tīrthaṅkara (ford-founder) who is par excellence.

...jiṇā paraṃ natthi.

Ni 66)

'para' śabda utkṛṣṭatāvācako'sti. dharmakṣetre tīrthaṅkarā utkṛṣṭāḥ vartante.

(ĀBhā 1.3)

2. A householder is debbed as the 'other', for he is relatively 'other' to (i.e., of different category from) the asetic (Muni).

parā gihatthā.

(NiBhā 432 Cū)

References

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Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa
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