6 Explanation of pratikramana sutras 21 30 Kalläna kandam Stuti, Sansäradävä stuti, Pukkharavaradivaddhe Sutra, Siddhänam Buddhänam Veyävachchagaränam Sutra, Bhagawänaham Sutra, Devsia Padikkamane Sutra,
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Meaning of the following Jain Stotras. ...

Meaning of the following Jain Stotras.
Kalläna kandam Stuti (Stotra)
Sansäradävä stuti
Pukkharavaradivaddhe Sutra
Siddhänam Buddhänam sutra Veyävachchagaränam Sutra
Bhagawänaham Sutra
Devsia Padikkamane Sutra



List of sutra in this presentation.
3. 3 Kalläna kandam (21) Kalläna kandam Stuti Object: Adoration of foremost Lord Jina, all the Tirthankaras, Holy Writ and Goddess of learning (Sarsavati Devi). Sutra 21 - Obeisance to JinasSutra 21 - Obeisance to Jinas
4. 4 Kalläna kandam (21-1) With devotion I pay respects to, foremost Lord Rushabhdeva who is the fountain of all good, cool like moon Lord Shäntinätha and Lord Neminätha supreme lord among ascetics,
5. 5 Kalläna kandam (21-1a) with devotion I pay respects to, enlightener Lord Parshvanätha and establisher of good virtues revered Vardhamäna Swami.
6. 6 Kalläna kandam (21-2) The ones, who have successfully crossed the ocean of mundane existence, who are the reason for all purity, grant me the ultimate release (moksha).
7. 7 Kalläna kandam (21-2a) Who are adored by the celestial beings and who are like the widely spread roots of happiness, all the Jinas;
8. 8 Kalläna kandam (21-3) the supreme vehicle for the path of liberation, the destroyer of ego of all wrong believers,
9. 9 Kalläna kandam (21-3a) the shelter of the wise, the principle doctrines (ägamas) of Jineshwara in three worlds, I pay my eternal respect.
10. 10 Kalläna kandam (21-4) Fair complexion like jasmine flower, full moon, milk of cow and dew, seated on a lotus, holding lotus in one hand,
11. 11 Kalläna kandam (21-4a) and a bundle of books in the other hand, beneficent to all, you! Goddess of learning (Sarsavati Devi) always blesses us with happiness.
12. 12 Kalläna kandam (21A) The first verse is devoted to the infinite number of Jinas who take birth in 15 continents of the Universe; the third verse is in praise of the Holy Writ (ägamas). Lord Tirthankaras give discourses after they acquire absolute knowledge. The chief disciples after listening to these discourses compose the scriptures, which are called Ägamas.
13. 13 Sansäradävä stuti (22) Object: Adoration for eternally beneficial Lord Mahävira, all Tirthankaras and Sarsavati Devi. Sutra 22 - Adoration toSutra 22 - Adoration to Lord Mahävira
14. 14 Sansäradävä stuti (22-1) I bow to you, revered Lord Mahävira you are like water to put out the wildfire of mundane existence, like a gale of wind to blow away the dust of infatuation (attachment),
15. 15 Sansäradävä stuti (22-1a) I bow to you, revered Lord Mahävira you are, like a sharp plough to till away the ground of deceit and steadfast like Mount Meru,
16. 16 Sansäradävä stuti (22-2) I bow at the feet of Lord Jinas, who are worshiped by kings of humans, demons and celestial beings, with their heads bowed down, with garlands made of lotus flowers; the lotus flowers which adorn their crowns,
17. 17 Sansäradävä stuti (22-2a)

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  • Panch Jinani Thoya Foremost jina are Rishabhadeva, NEMNATH, Paeshvanath, Shantinath, and mahvira swami
  • Kallana kandam = roots of all bliss or fountain of good padhamam = foremost or first Jinindam =Jinendra Santim = Shantinath Nemi Jinam =Neminath Munindam = lord among sadhu, Indra
  • First verse is in praise of five Tirthankaras, Pasam = Parshvanatha Payasam = enlightener of 3 loka Sugunikka = good virtues Bhatteei = Bhakti Siri vaddhamanam =Vardhamana swami
  • Apara = endless Param = crosse Sivam = Moksha Suikkasaram = reason of purity
  • second verse is in praise of all the Tirthankaras, Jininda = Jinendra Suravinda = celestial beings Kallana Valleena = vine of hapiness Visala kanda = wide roots
  • Nivvana Magge = path of liberation varajana kappam = supreme vehicle Panasiya = pranash, destroyer Kuvai Duppam = wrong believers
  • third verse is in praise of Holy Writ (ägamas), the knowledge Jinanam = Jineshwar Saranam = shelter Buhanam = principle doctorines Nichcham = always Tijagappahanam = Jineshwar of three worlds
  • Kund = flower Indu = moon Gokkheera = milk of cow Tusara = dew Saroja = lotus hattha = hand Kamale = lotus Nisanna = seated
  • fourth verse is in praise of Goddess of Learning Sarsavati Devi Vaesiree = shrutdevi, sarsavati devi Putthayavagga = books Vagga = bundle Hattha = hand Suhaya = beneficent
  • Each word of a Tirthankara is meaningful and auspicious. They have strength of making a soul pure by eradicating all the sins of the faithful.
  • Sansar = cycle of birth & death Davanala = wildfire daha = heat neeram = water Sammoha = moha dhoolee = dust harane = remove sameeram = wind
  • Maya = deceit rasa = ground darana = plough sara = sharp seeram = plough Veeram = Veer bhagvan Giri sara = Mount meru
  • Bhava avanam = namaskaar sura = dev danava = demon Manav = human Choola = crown kamala = lotus vali = garland Malitano = worship
  • Sampoorita = fulfill Bhinata = Bhakta, devotee sameehitani = desires Kamam = atyant, excessive namami = namskaar Jinraj = Lord Jina Padani = feet, charaNa tani = te
  • Bodha = knowledge Gadham = profound, Gambhir Supada = superb verses Neera Poora = flowing pool of water Abhiramam = manohar Jeeva hinsa = non violenceb Sangam = mutual union Deham = body
  • Choola = doctrine Guru = huge mani = jewel sankulam = full of, bharpoor Viera = Veer Bhagvan agama = agam scriptures jala Nidhim = ocean sadhu = nice way
  • O Goddess Sarsavati! With extremely beautiful complexion, holding a lotus flower in one hand, sparkling necklaces adoring the neck, seated on a lotus flower of such sweet fragrance that the flocks of wasps fly around it; A moola = up to root Lola = dancing Parimala = fragrance Aa Leedha = helpless lola = smart ali = wasp kamala = Lotus flower Aa rava sara = super sounding words A mama = pure Dal = leaf kamal = lotus A gara = house Nivase = residence
  • Chhaya = beautiful kamala kare = kamal in hand Hara = garland Vani = representing agam scriptures Bhava Viraha varam = grant me state of liberation
  • Depict = portray by a words
  • Pukkharavara = Pushkaradvipa Deevaddhed = 2 ½ island Dhayaisanded = Dhatakikhanda Jamboodeeved = Jambu dweep Bharah = bharat E’ravaya = Airavata Videhe = mahavideha Dhammaaigare = established doctrine
  • Tam Timira = darkness of ignorance Viddhamsanassa = destroyer Suragana = celestial being nar = human Indra = lord, king Mahiassa = worship
  • Seemadharassa = obeys rules of conduct
  • Jai = birth jara = old age soga = sorrow Panasanassa = pranash, destroys, bring to end, Kallana = Kalyan, bliss Pukkhala = ample, complete Suhavahassa = bliss of Moksha, salvation
  • Achchiassa = worship Dhammassa = shruta dtharma saram = essence Uvalabbha = attain
  • empyrean gods (vaimänik deva), mansion dwelling gods (bhavana pati deva), luminous gods (jyotishika deva) and forest gods (vyantara deva). Siddhe = siddha bhagvan, Tirthankar, Jinamae = Jin vani, doctrine sanjame = right conduct Ssabbhooa bhavachchie = faithfully, satya bhave
  • Jagaminam = world Machcha = Manushya Asuram = Bhavanpati Dhammo = doctrine vaddhau = prosper
  • Suassa = writ, doctarine bhagavao = Holy
  • Siddhanam = Siddha Paragayanam = crossed ocean of mundane existance Parampar Gayanam = stages of spiritual development Loagga = summit uvagayanam = reaches Savva Siddhanam =all the siddhas
  • God meaning Deva Clasped meaning to grasp firmly with the hand Panjalee = with two hand Sirasa = bowing down with Mastak, head
  • Vasahassa = best of best Vaddhamanassa = Lord vardhamana Naram = man narim va = women
  • Ujjinta Sela = Girnar Sihare = summit Dikkha = Diksha kalyanak Nanam = Kevala jnana Niseehia = Moksha kalyanak
  • In the fifth verse the numbers four, eight, ten and two, thus the total number twenty-four; represent images of Tirthankaras placed by Universal Monarch Bhärata in four directions of Mount Ashtäpad.
  • Veyavachcha = Santigaranam = tranquility Sammaditthi = devas devoted to Samyak perception Samahi = Samadhi, spiritual under taking
  • Savvassavi = all activities Devasia = during day
  • Duchchintia = sinful thoughts, Dubbhasia = spite words, Duchichitthia = evil activities
  • Aearo = Atichar, trangression, atikraman
  • Kao = perform Kaio = action, bodily Vaio = by speech Manasio = by thoughts Ussutto = against the scriptures Ummaggo = wrong path, marg Akappo = unworthy Akaranijjo = improper
  • Sue = Holy writ Guttinam = 3 Gupti
  • Savaga = Shravak
  • Khandiam = broken, opposed
  • This sutra is known also as panchächära ni äth gäthä.
  • Nanammi = regarding knowledge, Dansanmmi is Darshan, Charanammi is Charitra or conduct, Tavammi is Tap or penance Veeriyammi is Virya or spiritual strength Ayaranam is Aacharan Ayaro is Aachar, code of conduct Any transgressions of these five ethical codes of conduct as well as twelve vows for layperson are called the violations (atichära). ethical code is called ächära.
  • Kale = study at proper time
  • genuinely praise and support a person with right faith (upabrumhanächära), to bring stability in religious practices of the people whose faith is shaken (sthirikaranächära), to look after the welfare of the coreligionists (vätsalyächära), and to perform pious activities which will bring praise from people of other faiths (prabhävnächära),
  • Panihana Joga = act of mind, speech and body deligently ( savdhanthi)
  • Tave = tap. Austerities sabbhintara =internal bahire = external Tavacharo = Tap atichar
  • To practice four fold dietetic restrictions {total or partial fast, eating less then required amount, to restrict the number of items to eat, complete or partial abstention of tasty foods (like milk, yogurt, clarified butter, sugar, oil etc.)}, mortification of body by heat, cold, insect bites etc. and to be modest are the six types of external austerities. 6
  • Confession (präyaschitta) in the presence of a spiritual guide (guru), which includes atonement (pratikramana) and confession (älochanä), reverential behavior in thoughts, words and deeds to the elders and monks (vinaya), and look after their needs, (vaiyävachcha), studying, asking questions, memorizing, expounding, reading the sacred lore (dharma kathä) that is swädhyäya,
  • Confession (präyaschitta) in the presence of a spiritual guide (guru), which includes atonement (pratikramana) and confession (älochanä), reverential behavior in thoughts, words and deeds to the elders and monks (vinaya), and look after their needs, (vaiyävachcha), studying, asking questions, memorizing, expounding, reading the sacred lore (dharma kathä) that is swädhyäya,
  • Jahuttama = path of righteousness, as per Thirthankar Jahathamam = ones ability
  • Three type of vandana Fittavandan = bowing head, Thobhavandan by to Khamasan, Dwadshavatravandan = two wanndana Each stanza is spoken with particular body movement, toching guru’ feet, bowing, doing Namakaar (shirnaman)
  • Anujanaha = allow me Miuggaham = with in 3.5 hand distance
  • Body meaning touching your feet with my hand and forehead (lalat) Kaya samphasam =allow me to touch you Kilamo = disturbance Subena = Peacefully
  • Jatta = spiritual progress of Tap,Niyam, sayam and swadhyay Ja va Nij = body with unperturbed sense organ & passion
  • 33 ashatnas related to evil mind, speech and body activity, 33 ashatnas related to anger, pride, deceit and greed, Avassiae = essentila duties titteesannayarae = 33 ashatnas
  • Asayanae = violation
  • Aiaro = atichar, offence, breaking of vows,
  • Umasvati laid foundation of tattvarth sutra, by introducing 3 Jewel and 7 categories of truth, which are essential nature of reality in this Chapter 1. Faith is one of the main attribute of samyaktva
  • Excellent presentation Dad

6 Explanation of pratikramana sutras 21 30 Kalläna kandam Stuti, Sansäradävä stuti, Pukkharavaradivaddhe Sutra, Siddhänam Buddhänam Veyävachchagaränam Sutra, Bhagawänaham Sutra, Devsia Padikkamane Sutra, 6 Explanation of pratikramana sutras 21 30 Kalläna kandam Stuti, Sansäradävä stuti, Pukkharavaradivaddhe Sutra, Siddhänam Buddhänam Veyävachchagaränam Sutra, Bhagawänaham Sutra, Devsia Padikkamane Sutra, Presentation Transcript

  • 1 Of Pratikramana Sutra Interpretation and explanation of Pratikramana stotras in English. Exposition
  • 2 List of sutra 2121 Kalläna kandam Stuti (Stotra) 2222 Sansäradävä stuti 2323 Pukkharavaradivaddhe Sutra 2424 Siddhänam Buddhänam sutra 2525 Veyävachchagaränam Sutra 2626 Bhagawänaham Sutra 2727 Devsia Padikkamane Sutra 2828 List of sutra in this presentation.List of sutra in this presentation.
  • 3 Kalläna kandam (21) Kalläna kandam Stuti Object: Adoration of foremost Lord Jina, all the Tirthankaras, Holy Writ and Goddess of learning (Sarsavati Devi). Sutra 21 - Obeisance to JinasSutra 21 - Obeisance to Jinas
  • 4 Kalläna kandam (21-1) With devotion I pay respects to, foremost Lord Rushabhdeva who is the fountain of all good, cool like moon Lord Shäntinätha and Lord Neminätha supreme lord among ascetics,
  • 5 Kalläna kandam (21-1a) with devotion I pay respects to, enlightener Lord Parshvanätha and establisher of good virtues revered Vardhamäna Swami.
  • 6 Kalläna kandam (21-2) The ones, who have successfully crossed the ocean of mundane existence, who are the reason for all purity, grant me the ultimate release (moksha).
  • 7 Kalläna kandam (21-2a) Who are adored by the celestial beings and who are like the widely spread roots of happiness, all the Jinas;
  • 8 Kalläna kandam (21-3) the supreme vehicle for the path of liberation, the destroyer of ego of all wrong believers,
  • 9 Kalläna kandam (21-3a) the shelter of the wise, the principle doctrines (ägamas) of Jineshwara in three worlds, I pay my eternal respect.
  • 10 Kalläna kandam (21-4) Fair complexion like jasmine flower, full moon, milk of cow and dew, seated on a lotus, holding lotus in one hand,
  • 11 Kalläna kandam (21-4a) and a bundle of books in the other hand, beneficent to all, you! Goddess of learning (Sarsavati Devi) always blesses us with happiness.
  • 12 Kalläna kandam (21A) The first verse is devoted to the infinite number of Jinas who take birth in 15 continents of the Universe; the third verse is in praise of the Holy Writ (ägamas). Lord Tirthankaras give discourses after they acquire absolute knowledge. The chief disciples after listening to these discourses compose the scriptures, which are called Ägamas.
  • 13 Sansäradävä stuti (22) Object: Adoration for eternally beneficial Lord Mahävira, all Tirthankaras and Sarsavati Devi. Sutra 22 - Adoration toSutra 22 - Adoration to Lord Mahävira
  • 14 Sansäradävä stuti (22-1) I bow to you, revered Lord Mahävira you are like water to put out the wildfire of mundane existence, like a gale of wind to blow away the dust of infatuation (attachment),
  • 15 Sansäradävä stuti (22-1a) I bow to you, revered Lord Mahävira you are, like a sharp plough to till away the ground of deceit and steadfast like Mount Meru,
  • 16 Sansäradävä stuti (22-2) I bow at the feet of Lord Jinas, who are worshiped by kings of humans, demons and celestial beings, with their heads bowed down, with garlands made of lotus flowers; the lotus flowers which adorn their crowns,
  • 17 Sansäradävä stuti (22-2a) I bow at the feet of Lord Jinas, who have fulfilled all the desires of people who have paid their obeisance to you.
  • 18 Sansäradävä stuti (22-3) I bow to, the ocean of words (scripture) of Lord Mahävira which is full of profound knowledge, whose verses are like a fascinating & flowing pool of water, whose body is vast due to the mutual union of waves of non-violence & simplicity,
  • 19 Sansäradävä stuti (22-3a) I bow to, the ocean of words of Lord Mahävira which is full of inter-twined lessons of doctrines, full of essence and full of jewels of wisdom.
  • 20 Sansäradävä stuti (22-4) O Goddess Sarsavati! With seated on a lotus flower of such sweet fragrance that the flocks of wasps fly around it, having beautiful dancing leaves (lotus),
  • 21 Sansäradävä stuti (22-4a) O Goddess Sarsavati! With extremely beautiful complexion, holding a lotus flower in one hand, sparkling necklaces adoring the neck, grant me the state of liberation, the ultimate release from mundane existence.
  • 22 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23) Shruta Stava Sutra Object: This is a hymn in praise of Jaina doctrine, which drives away the darkness of ignorance. This sutra depicts the prayer praising Tirthankaras residing in addhi dwip and their true knowledge. Sutra 23 - Praise to Jina’s doctrineSutra 23 - Praise to Jina’s doctrine
  • 23 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-1) I bow down to those peaceful liberators, who have established the sacred doctrine in 5 Bhärata, 5 Airävata, & 5 Mahävideha continents (Kshetras) located in two and half islands made up by Jambudvipa, Dhatakikhanda and half of Pushkaradvipa.
  • 24 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-2) I worship the sacred doctrine, which is destroyer of the veil of darkness of ignorance, which is adored by celestial beings and kings,
  • 25 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-2a) (I worship the sacred doctrine) which contains the rules of conduct and which tears apart the net of delusion,
  • 26 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-3) that which ends the sorrows of birth, old age, and death and that which brings the full and ample bliss of final release,
  • 27 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-3a) that which worshiped by gods, demons and kings, how can, one who understands its essence, ever become careless?
  • 28 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-4) Oh people! Pay reverently salutations to the Holy Writ (shrutadharma), of Lord Tirthankara, which is proven to be the most superior doctrine, most beneficial in the path of right conduct, is faithfully worshiped by empyrean gods (devas), mansion dwelling gods, luminous gods and forest gods.
  • 29 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-4a) Let this sacred doctrine, which includes detailed description of all the six substances all the three worlds & the living beings in there, be triumphant. May it be victorious and may it prosper the dignity of the other tenets like lesser & major vows.
  • 30 Pukkharavaradivaddhe (23-5) Oh Lord! To worship the Holy Writ, I will practice the body-abandonment posture.
  • 31 Siddhänam Buddhänam (24) Object: Homage paid to all the Siddhas, Lord Mahävira, all the auspicious events of Lord Arishthanemi and 24 Jinas at Ashtapada tirth. Sutra 24 - Homage to the SiddhasSutra 24 - Homage to the Siddhas
  • 32 Siddhänam Buddhänam (24-1) I pay homage, to all the Siddhas, the enlightened ones who have crossed the ocean of mundane existence, who have gone there by climbing the stages of spiritual development in orderly fashion and have reached the summit of the Universe.
  • 33 Siddhänam Buddhänam (24-2) I pay my respect by bowing down my head to Mahävira, who is the god of gods (Indra), who is adored by lords of gods (Devas), and whom gods worship with their hands clasped.
  • 34 Siddhänam Buddhänam (24-3) Even one salutation offered to the best among all the Tirthankaras Lord Vardhamäna, will carry a man or a woman across the ocean of mundane existence.
  • 35 Siddhänam Buddhänam (24-4) I worship Arishtanemi, the ecumenical holy monarch, who received the initiation on the summit of the Mount Girnära, attained perfect knowledge (kevala-jnäna) and the liberation (moksha).
  • 36 Siddhänam Buddhänam (24-5) May four, eight, ten and two, thus twenty-four venerated Jinas, who have been liberated & attained the Siddha state, show me the path to the Moksha.
  • 37 Veyävachchagaränam (25) Object: Reverence to all Gods (deities) of right faith. Sutra 25 - Reverence to Samakiti devas.Sutra 25 - Reverence to Samakiti devas.
  • 38 Veyävachchagaränam (25) I stand in body-abandonment posture (käyotsarga) for those patron gods (devas), who render selfless service & bring tranquility to Jaina religious order (Jaina Shäshana); and bring equanimity to people of right faith.
  • 39 Bhagawänaham (26) Object: Veneration to all five supreme beings. This is a very important verse, even though it is made up of four words only. The meaning behind each word is very deep. The literal translation of this verse is: “I am the perfect God, I am the leader of congregation, I am the holy preceptor and I am the monk; I am the divinity of all these.” Sutra 26 –Obeisance to Panch ParmesthiSutra 26 –Obeisance to Panch Parmesthi
  • 40 Bhagawänaham (26A) Object: Veneration to all five supreme beings. The verse implies oneness with all the living beings. One is not a separate entity but one is all of these living beings. One is it.
  • 41 Bhagawänaham (26-1) I pray again & again worship myself as perfect embodied and the liberated souls, leaders of congregation, holy preceptors and all the ascetics.
  • 42 Devsia Padikkamane (27) Devsia Padikkamane Thäum Sutra Object: Very important short verse to confess (Älochanä) for all sins committed during the day. Sutra 27 – Forgiveness SutraSutra 27 – Forgiveness Sutra
  • 43 Devsia Padikkamane (27-1) O lord! With your permission, can I atone for all harmful activities committed during the day? (When the preceptor grants the permission) Accepting the permission.
  • 44 Devsia Padikkamane (27-2) For all the sinful thoughts, spiteful words and for evil activities I may have committed during the day, may those harmful deeds be forgiven and become fruitless.
  • 45 Ichchhämi thämi (28) Object: Ask forgiveness for any violations committed against 12 vows of householder. Sutra 28 - Forgiveness SutraSutra 28 - Forgiveness Sutra
  • 46 Ichchhämi thämi (28-1) I stand in body-abandonment posture for whatever faults I may have committed during the day,
  • 47 Ichchhämi thämi (28-1a) through the actions, speech, or thoughts, speaking against the scriptures, following a wrong path, performed unworthy and improper deed,
  • 48 Ichchhämi thämi (28-2) ill meditated, ill conceived, immoral, undesirable and unbecoming acts for a layman. In regard to knowledge, belief and conduct of lay life,
  • 49 Ichchhämi thämi (28-2a) the Holy Writ, the equanimity (sämäyika), and whatever transgression I may have committed in respect of the three-fold self-control (guptis), four passions (kashäyas), and the five lesser vows (anu-vratas). three spiritual vows of self-discipline (guna-vratas),
  • 50 Ichchhämi thämi (28-3) four spiritual vows of self-mortification (shikshä-vratas), the layman’s twelve-fold rule of conduct,
  • 51 Ichchhämi thämi (28-3a) I may have broken, or opposed, may those bad deeds of mine be forgiven and become fruitless.
  • 52 Nänammi Sutra (29) Dansanammi Panchächära Sutra Object: To pray and ask forgiveness for violations of the five ethical codes of conduct. Any transgressions of these five ethical codes of conduct as well as twelve vows for layperson are called the violations (atichära). Any activities that enhance five attributes (faith, knowledge, conduct, austerity & the spiritual energy) are called ethical codes of conduct (ächära). Sutra 29 - Forgiveness SutraSutra 29 - Forgiveness Sutra
  • 53 Nänammi Sutra (29-1) There are five ethical codes of conduct in regard to right knowledge, right faith, right conduct, penance & spiritual strength.
  • 54 Nänammi Sutra (29-2) To study scripture at proper time (1-jnänächära), to respect the scholar (2-vinayächära), to greatly respect wise, preceptors and the scriptures (3-bahumänächära), to make efforts to study the scriptures (4-upadhänächara), not to conceal identity of the spiritual preceptor (5- aninhavanächära),
  • 55 Nänammi Sutra (29-2a) to pronounce the verses clearly (6-vyanjanächära), to interpret the verses accurately (7-arthächära) to reflect both on verses and meaning (8-ubhayächära) are the eight fold practice of right knowledge.
  • 56 Nänammi Sutra (29-3) Not to have any doubt in the words of Jina (1-nishankitächära), not to put faith in other religions (2-nikänkshitächära),
  • 57 Nänammi Sutra (29-3a) not to loath at monks and nuns for their unclean and untidy appearance (3-nirvitigichhächära), not to get impressed by pompousness, spells and charms of an unfaithful (4-amudhdrastiächära),
  • 58 Nänammi Sutra (29-3b) genuinely praise and support a person with right faith (5-uvavooha), to bring stability in religious practices of the people whose faith is shaken (6-thireekarane), to look after the welfare of the coreligionists (7-vachchhalla) and to perform pious activities which will bring praise from people of other faiths (8- pabhävane), are the eight fold practices of right faith.
  • 59 Nänammi Sutra (29-4) To practice the five fold vigilant (samitis) and three fold restraints (guptis) of mind, speech and body, diligently, are eight fold practices of right conduct.
  • 60 Nänammi Sutra (29-5) The 12 types of austerities, six external & six internal prescribed by lord Arihanta, without remorse or without expectation of financial returns for livelihood, is the right way of practice of penance,
  • 61 Nänammi Sutra (29-6) to practice four fold dietetic restrictions, eating less then required amount, to restrict the number of items to eat, complete or partial abstention of tasty foods, mortification of body by heat, cold, etc. and to be modest are the six types of external austerities,
  • 62 Nänammi Sutra (29-7) Confession (präyaschitta) in the presence of a spiritual guide (guru), which includes atonement (pratikramana) and confession (älochanä),
  • 63 Nänammi Sutra (29-7a) reverential behavior in thoughts, words and deeds to the elders and monks (vinaya), and look after their needs, (vaiyävachcha), studying, asking questions, memorizing, expounding, reading the sacred lore (dharma kathä) that is swädhyäya,
  • 64 Nänammi Sutra (29-7b) abandonment of body (käyotasarga) and meditation (dhyäna), are the six internal austerities,
  • 65 Nänammi Sutra (29-8) to use the mental, verbal and bodily strength according to ones ability to promote religious activities and to pursue the path of righteousness are the three ways of utilizing one’s energy the right way.
  • 66 Suguru Vandanä (30) Object: To pay utmost respects to the spiritual preceptors (guru) and ask for their forgiveness for any transgressions committed while paying respects (Vandanä). This sutra is to be addressed to only high-ranking Guru (Acharya, Upadhyaya, Pravtataka, Charitrachar or Ratnadhik). Sutra 30 –Guru VandanSutra 30 –Guru Vandanä
  • 67 Suguru Vandanä (30A) In this sutra a layperson confesses and asks for forgiveness for any violations (äshätanäs) he or she my have committed while paying respect (Vandanä) to the spiritual preceptor. Shri Haribhadra Suri has defined Vandanä as the foundation of the religion (dharma pratimulbhutä vandanä) which can lead to the liberation (Moksha).
  • 68 Suguru Vandanä (30-1) (The disciple says). O forbearing Guru ! I wish to enquire about your health and pay my respects to you. (The preceptor says do as you wish). (The disciple says) Allow me to enter your restricted space. (The preceptor says) I allow you.
  • 69 Suguru Vandanä (30-2) Oh revered Guru forgive me if I cause any pain while touching your feet with my body, I hope you have spent your whole day peacefully with little disturbance? (The Guru says yes).
  • 70 Suguru Vandanä (30-2a) In your spiritual progress, are you unperturbed by your sense organs & passions ? (The preceptor says yes and so are you). I beg for pardon, forbearing Guru, for my daily transgressions. (The preceptor says I too ask your
  • 71 Suguru Vandanä (30-3a) O forbearing Guru! For any disrespect for any of the 33 defilements (äshätnäs) while performing day to day essential duties, anything done amiss through evil mind, rude speech, or body, through anger, pride, deceit or greed,
  • 72 Suguru Vandanä (30-4) for any evil behavior (Mithya-upchaar) and violation of the sacred doctrine, during any time,
  • 73 Suguru Vandanä (30-4a) whatever offence I may have committed, forbearing Guru, I confess, reprehend and repent it and cast aside my sinful self.
  • How to get most benefit. To get most benefit from the stotra one should recite with : (a) Clear pronunciation (b) Deep, Inexhaustible, Unbreakable faith and with conscientious devotion towards Arihant’s teachings.
  • How to get most benefit. To get most benefit from the stotra, one should recite with (c) Ultra pure mind, without even slightest of attachment (raag) & malice (dwesh) towards any Living beings.
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