Antarayakarma, Antarāyakarma, Antaraya-karma: 1 definition
Antarayakarma means something in Jainism, Prakrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 2: the Category of the living
Antarāyakarma (अन्तरायकर्म) or Antarāya refers to one of the eight types of karma, according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 2.1.—What is the meaning of obstructing (antarāya) karmas? It means the karmas which obstructs, or creates obstructions in the successful completion of an activity.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 15 - Karma Theory < [Chapter VI - The Jaina Philosophy]
Part 16 - Karma, Āsrava and Nirjarā < [Chapter VI - The Jaina Philosophy]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)