Thakkura Pheru, Ṭhakkura Pherū: 1 definition

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Ṭhakkura Pherū (ठक्कुर फेरू).—A Shrimal Jain from Kannāṇā (modern Kalpana) in Haryana, as an expert on coins, metals and gems. For the benefit of his son Hemapal, he wrote several books on related subjects including Dravyaparīkṣa in 1318 based on his experience at the master mint, and the Ratnaparikṣa (Prakrit: Rayaṇaparikkhā) in 1315. He is also known for his work on mathematics Ganitasārakaumudi.

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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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