Rishabhastavana, Ṛṣabhastavana, Rishabha-stavana: 1 definition


Rishabhastavana 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 Ṛṣabhastavana can be transliterated into English as Rsabhastavana or Rishabhastavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: academia.edu: Tessitori Collection I

1) Ṛṣabhastavana (ऋषभस्तवन) is the name of a work by Vidyākīrtigaṇi dealing with classical hymns and stotras from Jain literature.—The Ṛṣabhastavana (in Rajasthani) 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 Ṛṣabhastavana contains episodes from the life of the first Jina, such as his one year fast (varasītapa) and the fast-breaking through the gift of sugar cane juice by Śreyāṃsa (vs. 5). glory to his teaching and his association with Shatrunjaya.

2) Ṛṣabhastavana (ऋषभस्तवन) is another work (in Rajasthani, 6 stanzas) by Ṛṣabha Kavi.

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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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