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1. OfPratikramana SutraInterpretation and explanation ofPratikramana stotras in English.Explanation ...

1. OfPratikramana SutraInterpretation and explanation ofPratikramana stotras in English.Explanation
2. Navkär Mahä Mantra (1)
3. Word by wordMeaning of theNavkär MahäMantra
4. Navkär Mahä MantraNamo ArihantänamNamo Loe Savva SähunamNamo SiddhänamNamo ÄyariyänamNamo UvajjhäyänamEso Panch NamukkäroSavva-PävappanäsanoMangalänam cha SavvesimPadhamam Havei Mangalam
5. Each word of Navkär Mahä Mantrahas many meanings.An attempt is made in thispresentation to describe & explainthe various meanings of each word.Namo (worship) is the most importantword (pad) with many meanings.
6. Navkär mahä Mantra is a Prayer to:Worship the108 virtuesof supreme Panch Permeshthi.Navkär Mahä Mantra (1)
7. Navkär mahä Mantra is a Prayer to:Attain the virtues of Panch Parmeshthis byemulating their actions (Chäritraya) toachieve highest pinnacle of life,Liberation (Moksha Nirväna).Navkär Mahä Mantra (2)
8. By reciting Navkär Mahä Mantrasalutations (Namaskärs) areoffered to the Panch Parmeshthi,the five purest of thepure spiritual beings.Navkär Mahä Mantra (3)
9. The Panch Parmeshthis are:(1) Arihants(12 virtue)(2) Siddhas (8 virtue)(3) Ächäryas (36 virtue)(4) Upadhyäyas (25 virtue)(5) Sädhus & Sädhvis (27 virtue)Navkär Mahä Mantra (4)
10. Meaning of Panch Parmeshthi (1)Panch = Five= Best of best (super)= Beneficial to the soulPanch ParmeshthiParameshth
11. Meaning of Panch Parmeshthi (2)Panch Parmeshthis aremost beneficial to usas they have shown the path toultimate bliss (Moksha).Panch Parmeshthi
12. Namo = Obeisance ( Namaskär) to,Arihantä = the omniscient Lords;nam = to devote oneself=Namo Arihantänam (1)Sangati
13. Namo Arihantänam (2)My namaskär (Obeisance & more):(a) to the Arihanta lords.(b) to the conqueror of inner enemies.(c) to the Arihant who has attained,perfect knowledge & infinite bliss.(d) to the Arihant, who has ended cycles ofbirth & death & showed us that path.
14. Namo NamaskärNamo NamukkäroNaman NamahNamoThe following words have similar meaning as Namo(vandanä, obeisance, worship, salutation, bowdown, adore & many more described in thispresentation).
15. Namo (1)Namo means worshipping the 108 virtues(attributes) of the Panch Parmeshthi.== WorshipNamaskär=
16. Namo (2)Namo means let go of your ego (aham).Ego is the root of many ills (päpa karma).He who conquers EGO is the greatest warrior.No Ego= na + mono mäna= nahi + mäna
17. Namo (3)Namo means not have an Egoeven as minute as an atom (paramanu) .= + == anima= smallest atom (undividable).Anu (atom) mo anuema
18. Namo (4)Namo means to be without moha (attachment),mäna (ego, aham) & mamatva (me & mine).= na + mowithoutwithoutwithoutmohamänamamatva
19. Namo (5)Namo means ‘none is mine & nobody is for me.’Then why do I have greed (lobha), deception(maya), ego (mäna) & anger (krodhha), etcpassions (Kashäyas) ?None is mine= +none mine
20. Arihanta (1)The word Arihanta is made up of two words:Destroyer of enemies enemies destroyer=

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    • OfPratikramana SutraInterpretation and explanation ofPratikramana stotras in English.Explanation
    • Navkär Mahä Mantra (1)
    • Word by wordMeaning of theNavkär MahäMantra
    • Navkär Mahä MantraNamo ArihantänamNamo Loe Savva SähunamNamo SiddhänamNamo ÄyariyänamNamo UvajjhäyänamEso Panch NamukkäroSavva-PävappanäsanoMangalänam cha SavvesimPadhamam Havei Mangalam
    • Each word of Navkär Mahä Mantrahas many meanings.An attempt is made in thispresentation to describe & explainthe various meanings of each word.Namo (worship) is the most importantword (pad) with many meanings.
    • Navkär mahä Mantra is a Prayer to:Worship the108 virtuesof supreme Panch Permeshthi.Navkär Mahä Mantra (1)
    • Navkär mahä Mantra is a Prayer to:Attain the virtues of Panch Parmeshthis byemulating their actions (Chäritraya) toachieve highest pinnacle of life,Liberation (Moksha Nirväna).Navkär Mahä Mantra (2)
    • By reciting Navkär Mahä Mantrasalutations (Namaskärs) areoffered to the Panch Parmeshthi,the five purest of thepure spiritual beings.Navkär Mahä Mantra (3)
    • The Panch Parmeshthis are:(1) Arihants(12 virtue)(2) Siddhas (8 virtue)(3) Ächäryas (36 virtue)(4) Upadhyäyas (25 virtue)(5) Sädhus & Sädhvis (27 virtue)Navkär Mahä Mantra (4)
    • Meaning of Panch Parmeshthi (1)Panch = Five= Best of best (super)= Beneficial to the soulPanch ParmeshthiParameshth
    • Meaning of Panch Parmeshthi (2)Panch Parmeshthis aremost beneficial to usas they have shown the path toultimate bliss (Moksha).Panch Parmeshthi
    • Namo = Obeisance ( Namaskär) to,Arihantä = the omniscient Lords;nam = to devote oneself=Namo Arihantänam (1)Sangati
    • Namo Arihantänam (2)My namaskär (Obeisance & more):(a) to the Arihanta lords.(b) to the conqueror of inner enemies.(c) to the Arihant who has attained,perfect knowledge & infinite bliss.(d) to the Arihant, who has ended cycles ofbirth & death & showed us that path.
    • Namo NamaskärNamo NamukkäroNaman NamahNamoThe following words have similar meaning as Namo(vandanä, obeisance, worship, salutation, bowdown, adore & many more described in thispresentation).
    • Namo (1)Namo means worshipping the 108 virtues(attributes) of the Panch Parmeshthi.== WorshipNamaskär=
    • Namo (2)Namo means let go of your ego (aham).Ego is the root of many ills (päpa karma).He who conquers EGO is the greatest warrior.No Ego= na + mono mäna= nahi + mäna
    • Namo (3)Namo means not have an Egoeven as minute as an atom (paramanu) .= + == anima= smallest atom (undividable).Anu (atom) mo anuema
    • Namo (4)Namo means to be without moha (attachment),mäna (ego, aham) & mamatva (me & mine).= na + mowithoutwithoutwithoutmohamänamamatva
    • Namo (5)Namo means ‘none is mine & nobody is for me.’Then why do I have greed (lobha), deception(maya), ego (mäna) & anger (krodhha), etcpassions (Kashäyas) ?None is mine= +none mine
    • Arihanta (1)The word Arihanta is made up of two words:Destroyer of enemies enemies destroyer= +Arihant Ari hantaMeaning, the arihanta has destroyed inner enemiesthe passions like, anger, ego, deceit, greed etc.
    • The word arihant is derived fromArihanta (2)Non hidden Non hidden= +Meaning, nothing is hidden from the Arihant.Arihant knows everything, has perfect knowledge.Araham A raham
    • The word arihant is derived fromArihanta (3)Without chariot without chariot (ratha)= +Meaning without wheels, wheels meaning cycles(which goes around & around). No more cycles ofbirth & death for the Arihant.Araha A raha
    • Namo = Obeisance ( & more ) to,Siddhä = the liberated Souls;nam = to devote oneself=Namo Siddhänam (1)sangati
    • My namaskär (Obeisance & more) :(a) to the Siddhä, the liberated souls.(b) to the perfected souls,in order to improve oneself and reachthe state of perfection.(c) to the Siddhä, who have attained theimmortality by liberating themselves ofall Karmäs.Namo Siddhänam (2)
    • Namo (6)Namo means ultra pure mind without anyKashäya (anger, greed, ego, attachment etc).= Nama= Nama spelled in reverseis Mana ( mind ).
    • Namo (7)Namo means our minds should besurrendering to Panch parmeshthi.= Nama= Nama spelled in reverseis Mana ( mind ).
    • Namo (8)Namo means our minds should bewithout worldly desires.= Nama= Nama spelled in reverseis Mana ( mind ).
    • Namo (9)Namo means our minds should be awake & readyto examine in search of the spiritual mind.= Nama= Nama spelled in reverseis Mana ( mind ).
    • SiddhaSiddha = one who has accomplished= perfect or enlightened being= one who has reached thehighest pinnacle of life.A Siddhä means one who has been totallyliberated from karmäs and samsär.
    • Namo Äyariyänam (1)Namo = Obeisance ( & more ) to,Äyariyä = The head of the Jaincongregationnam = to devote oneself= sangati
    • My namaskär to :(a) the Ächärya, the religious leaders,who practice what they preach (ächära).(c) the masters, in order to master myaddictions, imbalances and desires.(d) the messengers who are following thepath of passionless Lords (Viträgi)who are conquerors and liberated ones(Arihantäs & Siddhäs) .Namo Äyariyänam (2)
    • Namo (10)= namra = vinamra== Humbleness= samatä, EquanimityNamo means my attitude should be humble andfull of equanimity, towards all living beings.namratä komalatä mrudutä
    • Namo (11)= namra = vinamra= soumyatä, Humbleness= krutugynatä, GratitudeNamo means my attitude should befull of humbleness & gratitude.
    • Namo (12)= == udäratä, Generosity= Asking forgivenessNamo means to show generosity andask for forgivenesskshamäyächanä
    • ÄyariyäÄyariyä = Ächarya= one who teaches by conductchärya = ConductAn Ächarya is a prominentteacher (guru) & scholar who teachesby his own conduct as an example.
    • Namo Uvajjhäyänam (1)Namo = Obeisance ( & more ) to,Uvajjhäyä = the masters of scriptures;nam = to devote oneself= sangati
    • My namaskär to:(a) the Upädhyäya, the religious teachers whoare in tune with self-knowledge.(b) the Upädhyäys who are well versed inÄgams, the Jain scriptures and teachthe same to the followers.(c) all the teachers who are living examplesof knowledge & meditation.Namo Uvajjhäyänam (2)
    • Namo (13)Purity in life deserves Namämi.My namämi (namaskär) to the purest soul.= NamämiNamämi is offering the salutation.
    • Namo (14)Acceptance ofgratitude is namämi.Namo means showing gratitude.= NamämiMy namämi to all living beings.
    • Namo (15)Impurity in life requires khamämi.Namo means request for forgiveness..= KhamämiKhamämi is asking for forgiveness.
    • Namo (16)Admitting to ingratitudeis khamämi.Namo means apology for attitude of ingratitude.= KhamämiMy khamämi to the all living beings.
    • Uvajjhäyä (1)Uvajjhäyä Upädhyäya=Preceptor near utmost sincerity acquireA person who stays near students and teaches themJain Principles with utmost sincerity is calledupädhyäya.Namo Uvajjhäyänam= + +Upa adhi yäya
    • Namo = Obeisance toLoe = In universe (loka)Savva = AllSähoo = sages, saintsnam = to devote oneselfNamo Loe Savva -Sähoonam (1)
    • My namaskär to:(a) all the Sädhus and Sädhvis whereverthey are in the universe.(b) all ascetics of the worldwho are free from Kashäya & areleading a life of simplicity.(c) all the Sädhus and Sädhvis who practiceÄtma yoga (the highest of all the yogäs,which leads to liberation and eternal bliss).Namo Loe Savva- Sähoonam (2)
    • Namo (17)= Surrender to Panch ParmeshthiSurrendering is acceptance of these facts:I am tiny, without ego (ansha)I am your follower (sevaka)I am your devotee (däsa)samarpraNa mana sharaNägati
    • Namo (18)= Surrender to Panch ParmeshthiSurrendering is acceptance of these facts :You are my Guru (swämi)You are my God (mälik)You are my master (näth)You are my authority (sattädhish)
    • Namo (19)Namo means to be quiet (mauna)when we cannot control our ego.= Namo in reverse is mauna.= Quiet= mauna
    • SvavvaSähoo (1)Savva-Sähoo Savva Sähoo= +All saints All SaintsAll the ascetics of the universe( who are devine in nature ).
    • SvavvaSähoo (2)Shravyasädhu Shravya Sädhu= +worth listening saintThe sädhu who is worth listening to.The word is derived from
    • SvavvaSähoo (3)Saarvasadhu Saarva Sadhu= +The sadhu who follows the path shownby the Arihant Bhagvan.The word is derived fromFollower of Arihant Saint
    • SvavvaSähoo (4)Savyasädhu Savya Sädhu= +Beneficial saintThe sädhu who can show us beneficialpath of liberation (moksha märg, nirvana).The word is derived from
    • Eso = ThesePanch = FiveNamkkäro = Obeisance.Eso Panch Namukkäro (1)These five salutations (namaskärs)(to the panch Parmaesthi arethe blessings among all blessings ).
    • Namukkäro (Namo 20)= Namo is to worship withego free mind.purest heartcontrolled mindsurrendering mind(without any räga & dwesh)(without any Kashäya)(to Panch parmeshthi)
    • Savva-PävappanäsanoSavva = All,Päva = Sin, päpa karma,Panäsano = DestroyerThis five-fold Namaskär is thedestroyer of all sins.(sins are destoyed due to our emulation ofPanch Parmeshthi’s virtues ).
    • Pävä (1)What is Päva ( Päpa or Sin ) ?(a) Impure mind is Päpa.(b) Inhuman behavior is Päpa.(c) Non forgiving nature is Päpa.
    • Päv (2)Meaning of Päva (Päpa or Sin).(d) Ill desired results is Päpa.(e) The desires for worldly & sensualpleasures is Päpa.(f) Evil acts that cause acquisition ofinauspicious karmä to the soul is päpa.
    • ppanäsano (1)Meaning of Ppanäsano:If you cut a tree, cut all the branches andpull the roots out, then put everythingthrough a shredder.This is a complete destruction of the tree.
    • ppanäsano (2)Meaning of Ppanäsano:But if you burn the shredded tree and spreadthe ashes in the wind, this is calledPranäsha obliteration of the tree.The Navkär Mantra annihilate all sins insuch a powerful way.
    • Mangalänam = blissful aspectsCha = andSavvesim = among allMangaläNam cha Savvesim (1)It is the foremost among allblissful aspects.
    • Mangal (1)= +Mangal Mama galBliss Päpa karma (sin) DestructionDestruction of Päpa karmä is mangal.What melts the sin is mangal.What brings forth bliss is Mangal
    • Mangal (2)Mangal means being free fromanxietydiseasesworries,ädhivyädhiupädhi
    • Mangal (3)Mangal is:(1) Well-being, pleasure, comfort,satisfaction, joy, bliss, purity(2) Having spiritual awareness in life.(3) Conversion of bad in to good(Ashubha karmä to shubha karmä) .(4) Gaining permanent bliss of theMokshä is the highest mangal.
    • Padhamam Havei Mangalam (1)Padhamam = FirstHavei = IsMangalam = Blissful.mangalmaya
    • Padhamam Havei Mangalam (2)The Navkär Mantra is thefirst, the foremost and the highestamong all the blessings and benedictions.This is mangalmaya (auspicious),most auspicious of allthat is auspicious in the universe.
    • Padhamam== First,= foremost &= highest.Gaining permanent bliss of Mokshä is theforemost Mangal. That is why it is called thehighest (padhamam) mangalam.prathamam
    • How to get most benefit.To get most benefit from the Mantra oneshould recite with :(a) Clear pronunciation(b) Deep, Inexhaustible & Unbreakable faith(c) With conscientious devotiontowards Arihant’s teachings.
    • How to get most benefit.To get most benefit from thestotra, one should recite with(d) Ultra pure mind, without even slightestof raag (attachment) & dwesh (malice)towards any Living beings.(e) Reflecting all the meaning of Namo( Namo 1-20 in this presentation)in daily life.
    • Thank you &Michhämi DukaddamIf we have made any mistakesPlease accept our sincere apologies.Materials in this presentation iscompiled data, using manyJain web sites, lectures & books.Shäshan Viruddha känay lakhäyu hoy toman, vachan and käyä thi Micchhämi dukkadam
    • Thank you & Michhami DukaddamPlease let us know, if you have any suggestionsto improve this presentation orfor a copy of the presentation write tobakulah@yahoo.com/jinavachan@gmail.comOr you can download this from below link.Harshad, Bakula & Maniar family,Please share this presentation.