Acharya Uma Swami
Jain community is not acquainted with the life story, as with famous
Tattvartha Sutra of Uma Swami, who attained great fame even with very
small volume of written work.
the chief disciple of Kund Kund Acharya and blessed this land in the
last days of the first Vikram century and the first part of its second
Uma Swami is one of those glorious Acharyas, who enjoy complete
reliability and respect in the line of the Acharyas. In Jain
tradition, Tattvartha Sutra enjoys the same dignity as Gita amongst
the followers of Vedic religion, Bible amongst the Christians and
Quran amongst the Mohammadans. It is also called Moksha Shastra. It is
the first Jain scripture in the Sanskrit language.
holy book has been prescribed in the courses of all the examining
bodies and is taught in all the Jain schools.
present portion is on the basis of Tattvartha Sutra.