Sacred Literature of Jainism


Akaranga Sutra :Translated from the Prakrit by Hermann Jacobi, 1884 (from: Sacred Books of the East vol. 22)

Kalpa Sutra: Translated from the Prakrit by Hermann Jacobi, 1884 (from: Sacred Books of the East vol. 22)

A Treatise on Jainism: A Treatise On Jainism By - Shri Jayatilal S. Sanghvi. Introduction to Jainism, Theory of Karma, the six Dravyas and more.

The Indian Sect of the Jains - Ebook: This is a complete E-Book of 'On the Indian Sect of the Jainas,' by Johann Georg Buhler

A Sketch of Jain Mythology: A Comprehensive EBook on the Mythology, Cosmology, Divinities and Thinthankaras of Jainism or Jain Dharma

Ten Virtues Of Monks: The ten virtues to be observed by the monks along with the five vows.

Twelve Reflections or Bhavnas: The twelve thoughts or Bhavnas to meditate upon.

Twelve Vows Of Layperson: The twelve vows to be carried out by the householder.

Fourteen Auspicious Dreams: The 14 auspicious dreams dreamed by Queen Trishala after the conception of Mahavira.

Five Bodies and Eight Vargnas: The eight vargnas that create five different bodies.

Five Great Vows (Maha-vratas): The five great vows essential for liberation.

Six Universal Substances (Dravyas): The six universal entities or dravyas that constitute reality according to Jainism.

Meaning Of Ashta Prakari Puja: The eight items used by the Jains to perform puja of a Tirthankara in the temple

Nine Tattvas (Principles): A description of the nine principles of Jainism which are essential for the liberation.

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