Rshabhastuti, Rṣabhastuti, Rshabha-stuti: 1 definition


Rshabhastuti 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 Rṣabhastuti can be transliterated into English as Rsabhastuti or Rshabhastuti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I

Rṣabhastuti (र्षभस्तुति) is the name of a work dealing with classical hymns and stotras from Jain literature.—The Rṣabhastuti (in Rajasthani, 6 stanzas) 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.—This is a devotional hymn to the Jina in general. No particulars specific to Ṛṣabha, despite the title.

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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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