Jnatadharmakathanga, Jnatadharma-kathanga, Jñātādharmakathāṅga: 1 definition


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Source: academia.edu: Tessitori Collection I

Jñātādharmakathāṅga (ज्ञाताधर्मकथाङ्ग) or Jñātādharmakathāṅgasūtra is the name of a work dealing with the Aṅga section of Jain Canonical literature.—The Jñātādharmakathāṅga-sūtra is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—This is a good instance of a complete and informative colophon. the sponsor of the copying was a lady, Khīmāī. [...] The recipient of the manuscript was Vinayarāja, a disciple of Hemaśīla the instigator of the manuscript production.

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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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