Kulamandana, Kulamaṇḍana, Kula-mandana: 2 definitions



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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: University of Cambridge: Jainism

Kulamaṇḍana (कुलमण्डन) or Kulamaṇḍanasūri is the author of the Kalpasūtrāvacūri: a commentary on the Kalpasūtra: a major canonical text of the Śvetāmbara Jains. This Kalpasūtrāvacūri was composed by Kulamaṇḍanasūri on the basis of Jinaprabhasūri’s commentary Sandehaviṣauṣadhi, 14th century. [...] Kulamaṇḍana-sūri was one of the five prominent disciples of Devasundarasūri, the 49th pontiff of the Tapāgaccha. He was born in V.S. 1409, became Sūri in V.S. 1442 and died in V.S. 1455 (cf. Klatt 1882: p. 255).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kulamandana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary (Sanskrit)

Kulamaṇḍana (कुलमण्डन) in Sanskrit is known in Marathi as kulabhūṣaṇa.—n The or an ornament of the race of.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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