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Editor's Note

 

INTRODUCTION

 

UMASVATI VACAKA�S PRASAMARATIPRAKARANA-A STUDY

  LIFE: FAMILY, CASTE, DATE, SECT AND WORKS
 

PRASAMARATIPRAKARANA IS A WORK OF UMASVATI

 

SUMMARY OF PRASAMARATI 

 

COMMENTARIES ON PRASAMARATI PRAKARANA

  ETHICAL ASPECT OF PRASAMARATI PRAKARANA:
   

ACARA OF THE SADHUS (MONKS)              

   

ACARA OF THE HOUSEHOLDERS   

  PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECT OF PRASAMARATI PRAKARANA:    
   

Tattvas

   

SUBSTANCE         

   

 SYADVADA-THEORY OF NON-ABSOLUTISM 

   

CLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE

   

COSMOLOGY 

   

THE DOCTRINE OF KARMA

 

COMPARISON BETWEEN TATTVARTHADHIGAMASUTRA AND PRASAMARATIPRAKRANA.

 

COMPARISON OF PRASAMARATIPRAKARANA WITH JAINA AGAMAS101 AND SOME NON-JAINA WORKS

 

CRITICAL REMARKS ON PRASAMARATIPRAKRANA

 

Prashmartiprakranam l  

 

Ath Shastrasya Pithbandhah: ll1ll    

 

1.  Introduction              

    Ath ksaydhikar: ll2ll      
 

2.  On Passions   

    Ath ragadhyadhikar: ll3ll     
 

3.  On Attachment                

    Ath Karmadhikar: ll4ll  
 

4.  On Karma     

    Ath karnarthadhikardvayam: ll5-6ll    
 

5-6.  On Cause of Birth and Death  

    Ath Madsthanadhikar: ll7ll    
 

7.  On Pride             

    Ath Aacharadhikar: ll8ll  
 

Ath Bhavanadhikar: ll9ll   

 

On Reflection                

    Ath Dharmadhikar: ll10ll     
 

On religious Virtues             

    Ath kathadhikar: ll11ll 
 

On Religious Stories            

    Ath Jivadhikar: ll12ll 
 

On Soul  

   

Ath Upyogadhikar: ll13ll  

 

On Consciousness          

   

Ath Bhavadhikar: ll14ll

 

On States of Soul   

   

Ath Sadvidhdrvyadhikar: ll15ll  

 

On Six Substances         

   

Ath Charanadhikar: ll16ll

 

On Code of Conduct 

   

Ath Shiladgadhikar: ll17ll 

 

Ath Dhyanddhikar: ll18ll 

 

On Meditation                

   

Ath Shrenyadhikar: ll19ll  

 

On Sreni 

   

Ath Samuddhatadhikar: ll20ll

 

On Code of Conduct 

   

Ath Shiladgadhikar: ll17ll 

 

On Samudghata              

   

Ath Yognirodhadhikar: ll21ll 

 

On Yognirodha        

   

Ath Shivgamanvidhanphaladhikar: ll22ll

 

Description of the path of Liberation and Fruits 

 

Appendix

  Jain Books
  Catalog of Books in English
  Catalog of Books in Hindi
  Catalog of Books in Gujarati
  List of Books, Topics & Sub-topics and Authors


Ath ShreeDumaswativirchitam. 

(ENGLISH CONVERSION OF ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WORDS )

 Prashmartiprakranam l

 

Ath Shrenyadhikar: ll19ll 

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On Sreni 

A monk, who is detached from pleasure, prosperity and taste, and even after obtaining riches of supernatural powers which are rare to others, becomes unattached even to those (riches) if he is attached to spiritual calmness.  255 

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That amazing prosperities of all best of gods, multiplied in lakhs and crores does not stand equal ever to thousand part of the prosperity of detached monk 256. 

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(A monk) winning over the supernatural powers (i.e., detached from supernatural powers), conquering enemies in the form of obstacle, attachment, aversion etc., acquires true conduct (Yathakhyatacaritra) which is similar to the conduct of Tirthankaras (and) rare to obtain in many births.  257. 

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(A monk) engaging in (Lit-obtaining) first two types of Sukladhyana roots out the illusion, which is the chief cause of eight kinds of Karma and root cause of mundane life.  258 

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(A monk) in the first (stage) annihilates the passions which last for the whole of life.  (Then in the second stage he) destroyes the root cause of terrible wrong belief (and then in the third) annihilates the mixture of some degree of belief and some of Right Faith.  259. 

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(Then in the fourth stage) he destroyes delusion which covers the Right Faith, (then in fifth) eight kinds of passions and then (in sixth) the neuter and female six passions.  260 

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(Then in the seventh stage) the annihilates the six kinds of semipassions.  (Then in 8th) annihilates male six passions.  (Then in 9th) annihilating the intense passions, attains the state of desirelessness.  261. 

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(Then, he who has) completely destroyed the delusion, freed himself from sorrow, shines like a perfect omniscient and full moon free from clutches of Rahu.  262. 

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(A monk) who has ascended the Ksapaka sreni (in which all delusions are annihilated) through his firely meditation which is unflamed by hip of fuels, infinite splendid and enhanced power, by offering oblations in the form of austerity, detachment and stoppage of inflow of Karma, is capable of destroying Karma of all Jivas, if transition of Karmas of others are possible.  263-264. 

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In the case of Karma of other neither complete nor partial transition is possible.  Thus, amongst living beings, whichever is one�s own Karma, that is to be enjoyed by that soul only.  265. 

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Just as destruction of Tala tree is certain by destruction of its needle like top, similarly destruction of Karma is certain after annihilation of deluding Karma.  266 

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(A monk) destroying deluding Karma, remaining in that state for a while, destroying the two types of obscuring Karma (Jnanavaraniya, Darsanavaraniya) (and) power hindering Karma, simultaneously; (and) obtains eternal, infinite, glorious, incomparable, excellent, perfect, complete, undisturbed, highest knowledge.  267-268. 

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(A monk, after attaining Kevalajnana) becomes knower of and perceiver of substances, qualities and modifications (or existing in) of all the Universe and beyond Universe, in past, present and future.  269. 

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(A Kevali) after completely annihilating four destructive Karmas, experiencing, age determining, name determining, family determining Karmas, wonders either for some time (two ghatikas on this earth) or for less than one crore years (I. e. eight years less).  270. 

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The age of last birth of Kevali is inseparable from age determining Karma on account of being irremovable.  (Even) its associates, viz, feeling determining Karma, name determining Karma and family determining Karma become equal to it.  271 

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That omniscient Lord, wose feeling, name and family determining Karmas exceed age determining Karma, adopts Samudghata to equalize all of them.  272 

Here ends Chapter on Sreni (ladders of spiritual advancement.)