Uttama-charitra-kathanaka, aka: Uttama-charitra-kathānaka; 1 Definition(s)

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General definition (in Jainism)

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Uttama-charitra-kathānaka—(Jaina epic story) A story containing episodes full of remarkable adventures.

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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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