Lakshmicandra, Lakshmi-candra, Lakṣmīcandra: 1 definition


Lakshmicandra 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.

The Sanskrit term Lakṣmīcandra can be transliterated into English as Laksmicandra or Lakshmicandra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Lakshmichandra.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I

Lakṣmīcandra (लक्ष्मीचन्द्र) possibly refers to the teacher of Ṛṣi Chītaramala: the author of a Samatārasa manuscript (dealing with the Ethics section of Jain Canonical literature), which 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.

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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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