Jainworld
Jain World
Sub-Categories of Passions

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

21. Sadhanasutra - Precepts On spiritual Realization

 

 

Aharasana-niddajayam, ca kauna jinavaramaena.

Jhayavvo niyaappa, naunam gurupasaena. (288)

One should meditate on one's soul after acquiring control over his diet, sitting and sleep in accordance with the precepts of Jina, and Knowledge gained by the grace of the preceptor. (288)

 

Nanassa savvassa pagasanae, annanamohassa vivajjanae.

Ragassa dosassa ya samkhaenam, egantasokkham samuvai mokkham. (289)

Having become enlightened through an allcomprehending knowledge, having given up ignorance and delusion, having put an end to attachment and aversion one attains emancipation which is of the form of supreme bliss. (289)

 

Tassesa maggo guruviddhaseva, vivajjana balajanassa duru.

Sajjhayaegamtanivesana ya, suttattha samcimtanaya dhu ya. (290)

Devoted service bestowed on the preceptor and the elders, an absolute avoiding of the company of ignorant people, self-study, lonely residence, proper consideration of the meaning of scriptural texts, patience, these constitute the pathway to that emancipation. (290)

 

Aharamicche miyamesanijjam, sahayamicche niunatthabuddhim.

Nikeyamicchejja vivegajoggam, samahikame samane tavassi. (291)

A monk observing the austerities and desirous of eqanimity of his mind should partake of limited and unobjectionable (pure) food, should have an intelligent companion well-versed in the meaning of scriptures and should select a secluded place for his shelter and for meditation. (291)

 

Hiyahara miyahara, appahara ya je nara.

Na ta njijja tigicchanti, appanam te tigicchaga. (292)

Persons who take healthty, controlled and less diet do not need physicians to treat them; they are physicians of themselves (that is, keep themselves healthy and pure). (292)

 

Rasa pagamam na niseviyavva, payam rasa dittikara naranam.

Dittam ca kama samabhiddavamti, dumam jaha sauphalam va pakkhi. (293)

One should not take delicious deshes in excessive quantity; for the delicious dishes normally stimulate lust in a person. Persons whose lusts are stimulated are mentally disturbed like trees laden with sweet fruits frequently infested with birds.

 

Vivittasejja sanajamtiyanam, oma sananam damiimdiyanam.

Na ragasattu dharisei cittam, paraio vahirivosahehim. (294)

A disease cured by medicine does not reappear; like wise enemies like attachment will not disturb the mind of monk who takes a bed or seat in a lonely place, takes little food and has controlled his senses. (294)

 

Jara java na pilei, vahi java na vaddhai.

Javimdiya na hayamti, tava dhammam samayare. (295)

One should practise religion well before old age does not annoy him, a disease does not aggravate and senses do not become weak. (295)