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Mangalasutra - Precepts On The Auspicious

Jinasasanasutra - Precepts On Jina's Teachings
Sanghasutra - Precepts Of Religious Order
Nirupanasutra - Precepts On Scriptural Exposition
Samsaracakrasutra - Precepts On the Transmigratory cycle
  Karmasutra - Precepts On Karms
  Mithyatvasutra - Precepts On Wrong Faith
  Raga-pariharasutra - Precepts On Renunciation Of Attachment
  Dharmasutra - Precepts On religion
  Samyamasutra - Precepts On Self-Restraint
  Aparigrahasutra - Precepts On Non-Possessiveness
  Ahimsasutra - Precepts On Non-Violence
  Apramadasutra - Precepts On Vigilance
  Siksasutra - Precepts On Education
  Atmasutra - Precepts On Soul
  Moksamargasutra - Precepts On The Path Of Liberation
  Ratnatrayasutra - Precepts On Three Jewels
  Samyag-Darsana-Sutra - Precepts Of Right Faith
  Samyagjnanasutra - Precepts On Right Knowledge
  Samyakcaritrasutra - Precepts On Right Conduct
  Sadhanasutra - Precepts On spiritual Realization
  Dvividha Dharmasutra - Precepts On the Two Paths of Relitgion
  Sravakadharmasutra - Precepts on householders's Religion
  Sramanadharmasutra - Precepts On Religion Of Monks
  Vratasutra - The Precepts On Vows
  Samiti-Guptisutra - Precepts On Carefulness (Samiti) and Self-Control (Gupti)
  Avasyakasutra - Precepts On Obligatory Duties
  Tapasutra - Precepts on Penance
  Dhyanasutra - Precepts On Meditation
  Anupreksasutra - Precepts On Reflection
  Lesyasutra - Precept On Soul-Colouring (Lesyas)
  Atmavikasasutra (Gunasthana)
Precepts On Spiritual Progress (Gunasthanas)
  Samlekhanasutra - Precepts On Passionless Deaths
  Tattvasutra - Precepts On Fundamental Truths
  Dravysutra - Precepts On The Substance
  Srstisutra - Precepts On Universe
  Anekantasutra - The Precepts On Non-Absolutism
  Pramanasutra - Precepts On Valid Knowledge
  Nayasutra - Precepts On View-Point
  Syadvada Va Saptabhangisutra - Syadvada & Sptabhangi Sutra
  Samanvayasutra - Precepts On Reconciliation
  Niksepasutra - Precepts Of Installation
  Samapana Conclusion
  Virastavana Hymn To Mahavira

11. Aparigrahasutra - Precepts On Non-Possessiveness

 

 

Samganimittam marai, bhanai aliam karei corikkam.

Sevai mehuna muccham, apparimanam kunai jivo. (140)

Owing to attachment, a person commits violence, tells lies, commits theft, indulges in sex and develops a with for unlimited hoarding. (140)

 

Cittamantamacittam va, parigijjha kisamavi.

Annam va anujanai, evam dukkha na muccai. (141)

A person who hoards even the slightest amount of an animate or inanimate thing or gives consent to some one for hoarding, will not escape from misery. (141)

 

Je mamaiya matim jahati, se jahati mamaiyam.

Se hu ditthapahe muni, jassa natthi mamaiyam. (142)

Whoever frees himself from the instinct of possessiveness, can renounce his possession. A monk who has nothing of his own has really seen the path (of liberation). (142)

 

Micchattavedaraga, taheva hasadiya ya chaddosa.

Cattari taha kasaya, caudasa abbhantara gantha.

Bahirasamga khettam, vatthu dhanadhannakuppabhandani.

Dupayacauppaya janani, keva sayanasane ya taha. (143-144)
 

Attachment of possessiveness is of two kinds; internal and external. The internal possessiveness is of fourteen kinds (1) worong belief, (2) Sexual desire for women, (3) Sexual desire for man, (4) Sexual desire for both, (5) Laughter, (6) Liking, (7) Disliking, (8) Grief, ( 9) Fear, (10) Disgust, (11) Anger, (12) Pride, (13) Deceit and (14) Greed.
 

The external possessions are ten: (1) Fields, (2) Houses, (3) Wealth and food-grains, (4) Stock of house-hold goods. (5) Utensils, (6) male or female slaves (7) Animals, (8) Vehicles, (9) Beddings and (10) Seats. (143-144)

 

Savvaganthavimukko, subhuo pasantacitto a.

Jam pavai muttisuham, Na cakkavatti vi tam lahai. (145)

One who is completely free from all possessiveness, is calm and serene in his mind and attains bliss of emancipation which even an emperor cannot obtain. (145)

 

Ganthaccao imdiya-nivarane amkuso va hatthissa.

Nayarassa khaiya vi ya, indiyagutti asamgattam. (146)

The renunciation of attachment is useful for controlling the sense-organs as the driver's hook is useful for controlling an elephant and the ditch for protecting a town. Certainly, the control of sense-orgains is the same thing as freedom from all possession. (146)