Aryabrahma, Āryabrahma: 1 definition



Aryabrahma 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.

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Source: HereNow4U: Lord Śrī Pārśvanātha

Āryabrahma (आर्यब्रह्म) was the son of the Surapura king Kanakaketu. His mother’s name was Śāntimatī. Hearing about the Lord’s omniscience he came there and listening to the sermon, became a mendicant and the fourth Gaṇadhara.

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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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