Pandukividya, Pāṇḍukīvidyā, Panduki-vidya: 1 definition

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Pandukividya 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: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

Pāṇḍukīvidyā (पाण्डुकीविद्या) or simply Pāṇḍukī refers to one of the sixteen Vidyās from which are derived the respective classes of Vidyādharas (in this case, Pāṇḍuka), according to chapter 1.3 [ādīśvara-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra (“lives of the 63 illustrious persons”): a Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three important persons in Jainism. [...]

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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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