Viyahapannatti (Bhagavai)

Published: 10.08.2010
Updated: 11.12.2011
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Viyāhapannatti (Bhagavaī), Vyakhyaprajnapati Bhagavati

Vyakhyaprajnapati Bhagavati

Fifth Anga of the Jaina Svetambara Canon

The Viyahapannatti (Vyakhyaprajnapati) or Bhagavai (Bhagavati) is the fifth Anga of the Jaina Svetambara Canon. It is as the title says a Proclamation of Explanations` viz. of explanations given as a rule by Mahavira the founder of Jainism, in answer to questions raised by his disciples in most cases Goyama Indabhui. Experts have described this monumental work as an omnium gatherum, a tohu bohu etc.: its questions and answers, as a matter of fact, deal with a bewildering variety of topics, embracing all the important domains of the Jaina doctrine; moreover its teachings are presented in many different forms.

Title: Viyāhapannatti (Bhagavaī)
Author: Prof. Dr. Jozef Albert Cornelius Deleu 
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Limited
ISBN: 81-208-1349-9
Edition: 1996, 1st Indian Edition
   

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