Samlekhana

Published: 30.11.2009
Updated: 29.08.2012
Alias(es)
Saṃlekhanā

Jain art of dying. Fasting unto death.

Samlekhana consists of two words, Sam and Lekhana.

  • Sam means in the right way, and
  • Lekhana means to reduce diet as well as passions.

See also:

  • Anasana
  • Sallekhana
  • Santhara

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  1. Anasana
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  5. Samlekhana
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