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  2. Ācārya Kundakunda’s Pańcāstikāya-samgraha – With Authentic Explanatory Notes in English (The Jaina Metaphysics)

    English Translation: Vijay K. Jain; Editor: Vijay K. Jain
    Divine Blessings: Ācārya Viśuddhasāgara Muni
    Main Author: Ācārya Kundakunda
    Other Author: Vijay K. Jain
    Publisher: Dehradun : Vikalp Printers, February 2020
    Description: lxx + 358 p. ; 24 cm x 17 cm
    ISBN: 9788193272657
    Format: Book; Hard-bound
    Language Note: Prakrit, Sanskrit, Hindi and English; explanatory notes and prefatory matter in English.
    Pańcāstikāya-samgraha or Pańcāstikāya-sāra (known briefly as Pańcāstikāya and spelled commonly as Panchastikay) is one of the four most important and popular works of Ācārya Kundakunda (circa first century B.C.), the other three being Samayasāra, Pravacanasāra and Niyamasāra. The original text is in Prakrit language and contains a total of 173 verses (gāthā). Pańcāstikāya means ‘five-substances-with-bodily-existence’ and these are: the soul (jīva), the physical-matter (pudgala), the medium-of-motion (dharma), the medium-of-rest (adharma), and the space (ākāśa). These five substances collectively constitute the universe-space (loka). Outside this universe-space (loka) is the infinite non-universe-space (aloka), comprising just the pure space (ākāśa). The substance-of-time (kāla dravya) which renders assistance to all substances in their continuity of being through gradual changes is not an ‘astikāya’ since it occupies a single space-point and, therefore, does not possess the characteristic of body (kāya).
    Pańcāstikāya-samgraha expounds the Jaina metaphysics – the philosophy of being and knowing – including the nature of the pure soul-substance (jīvāstikāya) which is integral to the seven realities (tattva), the nine objects (padārtha), and the six substances (dravya). While the substance (dravya) never leaves its essential character of existence (sattā), it undergoes origination (utpāda), destruction (vyaya) and permanence (dhrauvya). There is inseparable association between the qualities (guņa) and the substance (dravya). The discussion relies on the ‘doctrine of conditional predication’ (syādvāda) and the ‘seven-nuance system’ (saptabhańgī), as expounded by Lord Jina.



  3. मूकमाटी सचित्र

    Mookmaati with pictures



  4. जैन दीपावली आगम सम्मत पूजन.pdf

    जैन दीपावली आगम सम्मत पूजन.pdf



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  6. Ācārya Guņabhadra’s Ātmānuśāsana – Precept on the Soul

    English Translation: Vijay K. Jain; Editor: Vijay K. Jain
    Divine Blessings: Ācārya 108 Vidyānanda Muni
    Main Author: Ācārya Guņabhadra
    Other Author: Vijay K. Jain
    Foreword: Dr. Chakravarthi Nainar Devakumar
    Publisher: Dehradun : Vikalp Printers, September 2019
    Subjects: Jainism – Doctrines – Early works to 1800
    Jaina Philosophy – Early works to 1800
    Faith, Knowledge, Conduct, Austerity, Liberation
    Description: xlvi + 240 p. ; 24 cm x 17 cm
    ISBN: 9788193272640
    Format: Book; Hard-bound
    Language Note: In Sanskrit; translation in Hindi and English; explanatory notes and prefatory matter in English.
    About the Book: Ātmānuśāsana (commonly spelled as Atmanushasan) by Ācārya Guņabhadra presents profound concepts of the Jaina Doctrine in a form that is easily understood. Remarkable for its poetry and meaning, it expounds that right faith (samyagdarśana) is the cause of merit, and wrong faith of demerit. To have belief in the true nature of substances is right faith. Dharma is the man’s most excellent possession. The conduct that leads to merit is dharma and it results in happiness after destroying misery. Whether happy or miserable, dharma should be the only pursuit of man. True happiness is not the momentary sprinkling of the pleasures of the senses. Long-life, wealth and sound body are obtained from the previously earned merit (puņya). Under the spell of sinful karmas, the man experiences misery. Excellent men with discrimination work hard, incessantly and cheerfully, for the sake of their future lives. The happiness attained through austerity (tapa) can never be attained by craving for wealth. No dust of disgrace ever touches the feet of the man fortified by austerity. The ascetic goes on to perform austerity while protecting his body, for a very long time. Through the power of austerity he vanquishes his natural enemies, like the passions of anger, etc. In the after-life, he automatically and speedily attains liberation as the culmination of his human effort.



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  8. Ācārya Kundakunda’s Niyamasāra – The Essence of Soul-adoration (With Authentic Explanatory Notes)

    English Translation: Vijay K. Jain; Editor: Vijay K. Jain
    Divine Blessings: Ācārya 108 Vidyānanda Muni;
    Main Author: Ācārya Kundakunda
    Other Author: Vijay K. Jain
    Foreword: Dr. Chakravarthi Nainar Devakumar
    Publisher: Dehradun : Vikalp Printers, May 2019
    Subjects: Jainism – Doctrines – Early works to 1800
    Jaina Philosophy – Early works to 1800
    Faith, Knowledge, Conduct, Liberation
    Description: lxiv + 342 p. ; 24 cm x 17 cm
    ISBN: 9788193272633
    Format: Book; Hard-bound
    Language Note: In Prakrit; translation in Hindi and English; explanatory notes and prefatory matter in English.
    ‘Niyamasāra’ by Ācārya Kundakunda (circa 1st century BC) is among the finest spiritual texts that we are able to lay our hands on in the present era. The treatise expounds, with authority, the nature of the soul (ātmā) from the real, transcendental point-of-view (niścayanaya). It expounds the essence of the objects of knowledge, and, by the word ‘niyama’, the path to liberation. ‘Niyamasāra’ is the Word of the Omniscient Lord. It has the power to bestow ineffable happiness of liberation that is utterly rid of attachment, without obstruction, eternal, and sense-independent. This happiness is attained by meditating on the perfect-soul-substance which is pristine, and endowed with four qualities of infinite-knowledge, imperishable, indestructible, and indivisible. Worthy men aspiring for supreme happiness who comprehend this Scripture without contradiction of the empirical (vyavahāra) and the transcendental (niścaya) points-of-view are able to adopt conduct that leads their souls to the desired goal. By concentrating on the pure (śuddha) and inseparable (abheda) ‘Three Jewels’ (ratnatraya), eternal happiness appertaining to the perfect-soul-substance is attained.‘Niyamasāra’ discourses right exertion for the soul and its fruit, the supreme liberation.



  9. Ācārya Umāsvāmī’s Tattvārthasūtra – With Explanation in English from Ācārya Pūjyapāda’s Sarvārthasiddhi

    Ācārya Umāsvāmī’s (circa 1st century CE) Tattvārthasūtra (spelled commonly as Tattvarthsutra or Tattvarthasutra), also known as Mokşaśāstra, is the most widely read Jaina Scripture. It expounds the Jaina Doctrine, the nature of the Reality, in form of aphorisms (sūtra), in Sanskrit. Brief and to-the-point, Tattvārthasūtra delineates beautifully the essentials of all objects-of-knowledge (jñeya). Sarvārthasiddhi by Ācārya Pūjyapāda (circa 5th century CE) is the first and foremost extant commentary on Tattvārthasūtra. Sarvārthasiddhi is an exposition of the reality – the true nature of substances, soul and non-soul – the knowledge of which equips one to tread the path to liberation, as expounded in Tattvārthasūtra. There is beginningless intermingling of the soul (jīva) and the non-soul (ajīva) karmic matter. Our activities (yoga) are responsible for the influx (āsrava) of the karmic matter into the soul. Actuated by passions (kaşāya) the soul takes in particles of the karmic matter; this is bondage (bandha). Obstructing fresh inflow of the karmic matter into the soul – samvara – and its subsequent separation or falling off from the soul – nirjarā – are two important steps in attaining the infallible, utterly pristine, sense-independent and infinitely blissful state of the soul, called liberation (mokşa).




  10. Ācārya Kundakunda’s Pravacanasāra – Essence of the Doctrine

    Ācārya Kundakunda’s (circa 1st century BCE) Pravacanasāra is among the most popular Jaina Scriptures that are studied with great reverence by the ascetics as well as the laymen. Consciousness manifests in form of cognition (upayoga) – pure-cognition (śuddhopayoga), auspicious-cognition (śubhopayoga) and inauspicious-cognition (aśubhopayoga). Pure-cognition represents conduct without-attachment (vītarāga cāritra). Perfect knowledge or omniscience (kevalajñāna) is the fruit of pure-cognition (śuddhopayoga). The soul engaged in pure-cognition (śuddhopayoga) enjoys supreme happiness engendered by the soul itself; this happiness is beyond the five senses – atīndriya – unparalleled, infinite, and imperishable. Omniscience (kevalajñāna) is real happiness; there is no difference between knowledge and happiness. Delusion (moha), the contrary and ignorant view of the soul about substances, is the cause of misery. The soul with attachment (rāga) toward the external objects makes bonds with karmas and the soul without attachment toward the external objects frees itself from the bonds of karmas. The stainless soul knows the reality of substances, renounces external and internal attachments (parigraha) and does not indulge in the objects-of-the-senses.



  11. "छोटे बाबा" तमिल मे "சோட்டே பாபா"

    संत सिरोमणि आचार्य श्री 108 विद्यासागर महाराज जी की जीवन गाथा तमिल  भाषा में लिखा है । संयम कीर्ती स्तम्भ उध्दाटन समारोह मे 18/11/2018 रविवार  को  तमिलनाडु श्री विसाकाच्चार्य तपोवन कुन्द कुन्द नगर  पोन्नूरमलै, वन्दवासी,  में  संत सिरोमणि  के  शिष्य  बाल ब्रह्मचारी  श्री  शान्त कुमार जी  उपस्थित मे  शाास्त्री  श्रीमान  सिंहमचन्द्र  द्वाराा विमोचन हुआ । ये  पुस्तक  श्री विसाकाच्चार्य तपोवन  प्रकाशित किया ।



  12. कर्म कैसे करे? तमिल मे வாழும் கலை

    परम पूज्य मुनि श्री  108 क्षमासागर जी महाराज जी  रचित  कर्म कैसे  करें? तमिल मे வாழும் கலை नाम  से  बाल ब्रह्मचारी श्री शान्त कुमार जी  ने  अनुवाद तीन साल  के  पहले किए ।



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  14. पलायन क्यो? तमिल मे अनुवाद "ஏன் ஓடிப்போகின்றார்கள்,

    आयिर्का श्री 105 विज्ञान मती माताजी  रचित पलायन क्यो?  तमिल मे  अनुवाद कर 14/10/2018 सागर मे  माँ की अवतरण दिवस पर विमोचन हुआ ।ஏன் ஓடிப்போகின்றார்கள். . 



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    जैन मंदिर के पास 
    बाहुबली कॉलोनी
    सागर (मध्यप्रदेश)



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  24. रत्नकरण्डक श्रावकाचार

    रत्नाकरंडक  श्रावकाचार



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