Acaranga-sutra

by Hermann Jacobi | 1884 | 71,211 words | ISBN-10: 8120801237 | ISBN-13: 9788120801233

Summary: The English translation of the Acaranga Sutra, which represents the first the 12 Angas in Shevatambara Jainism. It is traditionally dated to the 5th-century BCE and consists of two parts containing lectures based on the teachings of Mahavira.

Topics include: lifestyle of an ascetic: conduct, behavior, collecting alms, clothes, mode of walking and speaking, etc.

Alternative titles: Acaranga Sutra, Ācārāṅga Sūtra (आचाराङ्ग सूत्र), Ācārāṅgasūtra (आचाराङ्गसूत्र, Acarangasutra or Acharangasutra).

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