The Unknown Loṅkā Tradition and the Cultural Unconscious (3)

Posted: 04.03.2016
By Dr. Peter Flügel
LOṄKĀ'S THIRTY-FOUR PROCLAMATIONS The second manuscript, No. 4121, contains only one text, Luṅkā nī Huṇḍī 34 Bol (=LH), Loṅkā's list of thirty-four assertions, which gives thirty-three examples from the commentaries for significant deviations from the scriptures under the label of apavāda, or exception. The statements No. 1-25 criticise various points of the Niśītha Cūrṇī, which cannot be...

Shvetambar Terapanth

Posted: 14.07.2011
By Dr. Peter Flügel
Shvetambar Terapanth Shvetambar Terapanth is a reformist religious movement founded by Acharya Bhikshu, who is also known as Swami Bhikanji Maharaj. Acharya Bhikshu was formerly a Sthanakvasi saint and had initiation by Acharya Raghunatha, but he had differences with his Guru on several aspects of religious practices of Sthanakvasi ascetics. Hence, he left the Sthanakvasi sect with the idea of correcting...