Arhat

Published: 25.07.2016

  1. Tīrthaṅkara (ford-founder). The founder of Pravacana (Tirtha) - who propounds the artha (i.e., the basic Truth).

titthaṃ cāuvaṇṇo saṃgho, so paḍhamae samosaraṇe.

uppaṇṇe a jiṇāṇaṃ vīrajiṇiṃdassa bīaṃmi...

(ĀvaNi 265)

atthaṃ bhāsai arahā.

(ĀvaNi 92)

  1. That knowledgable person whose consciousness qua super-sensory knowledge has been developed;

a person who has attained Atīndriyajñāna, i.e., Avadhijñāna (clairvoyance), Manaḥparyavajñāna (mind-reading) or Kevalajñāna (omniscience).

tao arahā paṇṇattā, taṃ jahā – ohiṇāṇaarahā, maṇapajjavaṇāṇaarahā, kevalaṇāṇaarahā.

(Sthā 3.514)

References

Sources
Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa
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  1. Artha
  2. Atīndriyajñāna
  3. Avadhijñāna
  4. Clairvoyance
  5. Consciousness
  6. JAINA
  7. Jaina
  8. Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa
  9. Kevalajñāna
  10. Tirtha
  11. Tīrthaṅkara
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