Aṅga Praviṣṭa and Aṅgabāhya

Posted: 30.12.2018
 
It is well known that in the life time of Lord Mahavira, Gautam and other Gaṇadharas compiled the pūrva and aṅga literature. A question here arises whether Mahavira's disciples, other than Gaṇadharas, had composed or compiled any text or not? There were fourteen thousand monks i.e. male ascetics in the order of Lord Mahavira. Among them many monks were omniscients, mind-readers,...

Gradual Wane of Āgamas

Posted: 27.12.2018
 
In the presence of Lord Mahavira, there were many omniscients, mind-readers, clairvoyants and also proficients in dvādaśāṅgī . The pūrva knowledge was included in the dvādaśāṅgī itself. Post Mahavira period witnessed the gradual wane and shrinking of this stream of śruta . Śvetambara tradition asserts that although āgamas have been through...

An Outline of Āgamic Literature

Posted: 09.12.2018
 
In the second chapter, an outline of āgamic literature, there is a detailed discussion on āgamic literature. Presently available Jain āgamas are compilation of Lord Mahavira preaching. The teachings of Lord Mahavira were compiled into aphorisms by his chief disciples called ganadharas . Although in Jain tradition, the 'āgama' word refers to highly capable beings (i.e. omniscients and other...

Samudghāta

Posted: 03.12.2018
 
General definition (in Jainism) The emanation of spatial units (pradeshas) of soul from its body without discarding the body it is occupying is called samudghat. (Source): Atma Dharma: Principles of Jainism Audio in Hindi Title: Samudghāta Explained by Dr. Manju Nahata in 3 Audios English Summary by Dr. Manju Nahata The term Samudghāta describes a process in which the soul, under special...

2018.10.26 ►Chennai Chaturmas ►Video Message

Posted: 27.10.2018
 
2018 Chennai Chaturmas of Acharya Mahashraman Video:, More Info: Chennai 26.10.2018 His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman preached in today's Prime Sermon that, we should think in the context of our soul. Our body supports us in spiritual Industriousness so its soundness is also necessary. We should increase the estate of the soul whether through body practice or various resolutions. Through which we get...

2018.10.03 ►Chennai Chaturmas ►Video Message

Posted: 03.10.2018
 
2018 Chennai Chaturmas of Acharya Mahashraman Video:, More Info: Chennai 03.10.2018 His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman preached in today's Prime Sermon with a Sanskrit shloka that, the work is not only done by wish but effort also is necessary. So the author of holy books has told a thing of knowledge that, the Chadmastha person (non-omniscient) cannot know wholly about Dharmastikaya (Medium of motion. One...

2018.08.23 ►Chennai Chaturmas ►Video Message

Posted: 23.08.2018
 
2018 Chennai Chaturmas of Acharya Mahashraman Video:, More Info: Chennai 23.08.2018 His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman preached in today's Prime Sermon that, faith towards Dharm should not be like cloth but it has to be like the color of madder and get absorbed in the soul. We should have strong faith on Dharm and never leave it. Troubles may come and go but if we will leave Dharm then what will go with us...

03.08.2018 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 06.08.2018
 
News in Hindi सर्व काल वे गोमटेश प्रभु मेरे द्वारा वंदित है!!! जय जय बाहुबली स्वामी! जय जय बाहुबली स्वामी! Who is Tirthankara? and, what’s his role? #worthyRead Time rolls along in eternal cycles of rise and decline. Utsarpini is a “rising” era in, which...

13.01 ►Introduction

Posted: 17.07.2018
 
The universe we live in has always been an object of inquiry. All ancient civilizations have pondered this matter and developed different philosophical understandings. The omniscient Tirthankaras experienced reality in its absolute form and therefore knew the whole loka . Mahavira replied to all questions about the loka . These descriptions given in the Agamas are based on direct experience. Modern science has...

14.07.2018 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 16.07.2018
 
News in Hindi सांगली,महाराष्ट्र में आज आचार्यश्री विद्यासागर महाराज जी के शिष्य मुनिश्री नियमसागर मुनि महाराज ससंघ (5 मुनि) व मुनिश्री आगमसागर जी मुनि महाराज(3...