Prithvicandrarajarshirasa, Prithvicandrarajarshi-rasa, Pṛthvīcandrarājarṣirāsa: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Pṛthvīcandrarājarṣirāsa can be transliterated into English as Prthvicandrarajarsirasa or Prithvicandrarajarshirasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prithvichandrarajarshirasa.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I

Pṛthvīcandrarājarṣirāsa (पृथ्वीचन्द्रराजर्षिरास) is the name of a work dealing with the lives of Jain teachers.—The Pṛthvīcandrarājarṣirāsa (in Gujarati) 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.—The Pṛthvīcandrarājarṣirāsa is a story of profound desire for detachment (vairāga). [...] For other versions, see Sajjhāyādisaṃgraha 3, pp. 202-206 (anonymous); by Devacandra pupil of Bhānucandragaṇi in Rās Padmākar 3 (Koba, 2014), pp. 86-109; by Jinavijaya in Bhayani, Sheth, dave, Madhyakālīn Gujarātī Kathākoś 2, pp. 5-6.

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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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