Samayikapatha, Sāmāyikapāṭha, Samayika-patha: 1 definition


Samayikapatha 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: The Jaina Iconography

Sāmāyikapāṭha (सामायिकपाठ) refers to the hymns which the Jainas recite in the beginning of their meditation.

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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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