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Encyclopaedia of Jainism (30 Vols-Set)

Edited by Nagendra Kr. Singh, Anmol, 2001, 8089 p, 30 volumes, ISBN : 8126106913, $2,700.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Encyclopaedia of Jainism/edited by Nagendra Kr. Singh

"This encyclopaedia is vast collection of essays of more than thousand renowned Jaina scholars, philosophers, historians, sociologists of the world dealing with various aspects of Jainism: historical evolution of Jainism, Jain religio-philosophical tradition, tradition of Tirthankaras, monks, nuns and Shravakas, myths and legends, ethics and values, social system, political philosophy, psychology, philosophy, religion, socio-economic aspects, cosmology, ethics, mythology, non-violence, symbolism, art and architecture, ascetic practices of purification, language and literature—canonical and non-canonical, metaphysics of physics, building architecture, epigraphy and inscriptions, archeology, antiquities and monuments, fasts and festivals, rites and rituals, tantricism, sacred Jaina centres, Tirthankaras’s life and teachings, biography of Jaina philosophers, monks and nuns, cosmic spirit, social, political, economic and cultural geography, eschatological concept, chronology and history, comparative studies of Jainism with other world religions, solution of environmental crisis and peaceful coexistence of human being from the vast range of research journals, magazines, seminars, conferences and congress papers, dissertation notes, readers and other valuable but scattered sources." (jacket)

Contents: Vol. 1: Preface. 1. Abandonment of passions in Jainism. 2. Abhayadeva. 3. Abhinavagupta’s division of Arthaprakrtis: an interpretation. 4. Abhinavagupta’s contribution to Sanskrit drama tradition. 5. Abhinavagupta—the literary critic and commentator (an assessment). 6. Acaranga Sutra (Ayaramga Sutta). 7. Acharyaratna Sri Deshabhushanji Maharaj. 8. The adaptation of Visnu-Bali legend by Jain writers. 9. Adinatha in art and architecture. 10. Agadadatta. 11. The agamic activity carried on the age of logic. 12. Ahimsa. 13. Ahimsa and vegetarianism. 14. Ajnana (ignorance). 15. Akalanka. 16. Abrecht Weber (1825-1901). 17. Ancient Jaina mathematicians. 18. Anekanta and the problem of meaning. 19. Anekanta, Syadvada and Saptabhangi. 20. The Anekanta theory of existence. 21. The Anekantavada of the Jainas. 22. Anekantavada, Nayavada and Syadvada. 23. Anekantavada: the principal Jaina contribution of logic. 24. Anekantavada or the theory of manifoldness the most consistent form of realism. 25. Animal tales in Jain narrative literature. 26. Animals in early Jain and Buddhist literature.

Vol. 2: Preface. 1. Antagada-Dasao. 2. Antakrta-Dasanga. 3. Anuttaraupapatikadasa. 4. The Anuttarovavai. 5. Anuttarovavaiya-Dasao. 6. Anuvrata: the Jaina path to self-transformation and world peace. 7. Anuyogadvarasutra: evolution of logic. 8. Aparigraha and its relevance in modern times. 9. Approach to self-realization. 10. Archaeological sources bearing on early Jainism. 11. Architectural traditions and canons. 12. Art and architecture under the Candella-s. 13. Art and architecture under the Colas. 14. Art and architecture under the Gangas of Talakad. 15. Art and culture. 16. The art and iconography of Jaina caves at Ellora. 17. Art and architecture in Tamilnadu. 18. Aryikas: the Digambara Sadhvis small minority leads a life of absolute Aparigraha.

Vol. 3: Preface. 1. The ascetic. 2. Asceticism in narrative literature. 3. Asrava. 4. Asrava or the influx. 5. Aupapatika Sutra (Ovavaiya Suya). 6. Avasyakaniryukti. 7. The axioms of non-absolutism. 8. Balanaka and Caitya: its meaning. 9. Balanced interaction between science and spirituality for a better world. 10. Bandha. 11. Bandha or bondage. 12. Being in the minority: medieval Jain reactions to other religious groups. 13. Belief in re-birth. 14. Beyond physics and metaphysics: the emerging cosmological threshold. 15. The Bhagavadgita Citations in Yasovijay’s Adhyatmasara: a manual on Jaina mysticism. 16. The Bhagavadgita in the pre-Samkaracarya Jain sources. 17. Bhagavan Buddha and Bhagavan Mahavira. 18. Bhaktapratyakhyana: fast unto death. 19. Bhaktimarga and Jainism. 20. Bhartrhari’s familiarity with Jainism. 21. Bhavyatva and Abhavyatva: a Jain doctrine of ‘Predestination’. 22. Bliss as an attribute of the soul. 23. Brahmadatta. 24. Brahmanical definition of the Purana and its applicability to the Jaina Puranas.

Vol. 4: Preface. 1. Brahmanism and Jainism in the South India. 2. Canakya: the diplomat. 3. Causation and compound evolution. 4. The chronology of the commentary of Sadanandagani on the Siddhanta-Candrika of Ramasrama or Ramacandrasrama—A.D. 1743. 5. Christianity and the law of Karma. 6. The city of Leicester. 7. The classical Kannada literature and the Digambara Jaina iconography. 8. The Cola patronage of Jain art and architecture. 9. Colossal image of Bahubali. 10. The comic sentiment. 11. A commentary on the Vagbhatalamkara by Jnana-pramodagani composed in Jehangir’s reign in A.D. 1625 (Samvat 1681). 12. Comparative study of Jainism. 13. Concept of Ahimsa. 14. Concept of atomic combination. 15. Concept of Avadhi in Jaina epistemology. 16. Concept of the deity. 17. Concept of God in Jainism. 18. Concept of Jiva and Sarvajnata. 19. Concept of living. 20. Concept of matter. 21. Concept of meaning and referent. 22. The concept of Pratyaksa in Jaina epistemology. 23. Concept of soul in Jaina philosophy and its scientific interpretation. 24. Concept of substance.

Vol. 5: Preface. 1. The concept of truth. 2. Conception of the Holy Pentad. 3. Conception of knowledge. 4. Conception of space and time. 5. The conception of Syadvada. 6. Consecration of nuns. 7. Consideration of self. 8. Criterion of reality. 9. Darsana (Inarticulate cognition). 10. Date of Amarakirti, the author of a commentary on the Rtusamhara of Kalidasa—A.D. 1593. 11. The date of Mahavira. 12. The date of Mahavira’s Nirvana, as determined in Saka 1175. 13. Date of Maghavijayagani’s commentary on the Hastasanjivana—between A.D. 1680 and 1700. 14. Date of Natakalaksanaratnakosa of Sagranandin—before A.D. 1431.

Vol. 6: Preface. 1. Definition of living. 2. Deities. 3. Destruction of Dvaravati. 4. The Devakuladinatha-Stavana. 5. The development of the doctrine of Anekantavada. 6. Development of Jainism outside Bihar. 7. Dharma in practice. 8. The Digambar Jain Canon. 9. The Digambara Jain warrior. 10. The Digambara literature (1000-1600 A.D.). 11. The Digambaras and the Svetambaras. 12. Dikpalini matrikas: a Jaina iconographical innovative contribution. 13. Diseases mentioned in the NC. 14. Disposal of the dead in the Bhagavati-Aradhana. 15. Dissipation. 16. Doctrine of Jainism. 17. The Doctrine of Nayas: infinity of modes and approaches: the synthetic and analytic viewpoint. 18. The doctrine of Prayascitta in Hindu law and the Jaina doctrine of Karma. 19. Doctrine of psychology. 20. The doctrine of Syadvad. 21. The doctrine of Syadvada or the Jaina dialectic. 22. Domuha (Dvimukha). 23. Dravya and Guna. 24. Dynastic lists and genealogical accounts.

Vol. 7: Preface. 1. Economic life in the Nisitha Curni. 2. Economic philosophy. 3. The educational system. 4. Emancipation. 5. The embodiment of peace. 6. Emergence of new era. 7. The epics and the Jaina Puranas. 8. Epigraphical aspects of Jainism. 9. Epigraphy in South India. 10. An epitome of Jainism. 11. Equality and inequality. 12. Equivalent views about the ultimate reality in Jainism and Buddhism. 13. The erotic sentiment.

Vol. 8: Preface. 1. Eschatology. 2. Ethical theory. 3. Ethics of Jainism. 4. Ethics and the meta-ethical trends. 5. Evolution, agriculture and Jainism. 6. Evolution of Jainism in North America: achievements and challenges. 7. The evolution of Jaina philosophy. 8. Examination of Sankar. 9. Examination of different interpretations. 10. Existence of the soul in Buddhism and Jainism. 11. Exposition of Sabda-Saktis by Siddhicandragani. 12. Extension of Jainism—early period. 13. Fairs and miracles: at the boundaries of the Jaina community in Rajasthan. 14. Faith and morals. 15. Fine arts in the Nisitha Curni. 16. The five Anga texts. 17. Five controlling factors: a unity amidst varieties. 18. Food and freedom.

Vol. 9: Preface. 1. Food, health and Jainism. 2. Food sciences. 3. The foundations of community among Southern Digambar Jains. 4. The four old Chedasutras. 5. Free-will and fatalism. 6. The frightful sentiment. 7. Fundamentals of Jaina mysticism. 8. The furious sentiment. 9. Ganesa in Buddhism and Jainism. 10. Ganga Jaina sculpture. 11. The genesis of the Digambara—Svetambara split. 12. Glimpses of Jaina heritage in ancient Bengal (upto c. 11 Cent. A.D.). 13. God. 14. Gommateswara Mahamastakabhisek. 15. Gunasthans. 16. Haribhadrasuri’s Vimsati-Vimsika: an approach. 17. The Hari-dynasty. 18. Haribhadra. 19. Hemacarya’s Arhanniti : an original Jaina juridical work of the middle ages. 20. The heroic sentiment. 21. Hindu and Jaina concepts of Mahapralaya versus modern science. 22. Hindu religion and Jaina religion.

Vol. 10: Preface. 1. Historical approach toward Agamic literature. 2. Historical development of Jaina logic. 3. A historical evaluation of Uttaradhyayana and Dasavaikalika. 4. The historical traditions in Jaina Puranas. 5. History of the Jaina community. 6. History of the Jaina sects in South India. 7. Homage to Acaryaratna Shri Deshabhushana Ji. 8. Iconography. 9. Iconography and symbolism: its evolution. 10. The idea of ‘God’ and the symbolism of offerings. 11. Idea of universe. 12. Identification of Kutulakhana mentioned by Jinaprabhasuri in his Vividha-Tirtha-Kalpa. 13. Identity in difference: metaphysical presupposition. 14. Identity as subordinate to difference. 15. Iksvaku race and its various branches. 16. The incipient stage of Jainism. 17. Influence of Prakrit on Kannada language and literature. 18. Inscriptions.

Vol. 11: Preface. 1. Institution of class and order and the aims of human existence. 2. Integrating the outer and the inner space: a challenge to science and religion alike. 3. Internal forces of life. 4. Jaina communities: historical development. 5. The Jaina community and Akbar. 6. The Jain declaration on nature: a historic document. 7. Jaina epigraphs. 8. Jain festivals. 9. Jaina institutions in India and beyond. 10. Jain places of pilgrimage. 11. The Jain Ramayana: old version. 12. Jaina relativism and relations with Hinduism and Buddhism. 13. Jain shopkeepers and moneylenders: rural informal credit networks in South Rajasthan. 14. Jaina worship: a critical view. 15. Jaina architecture of Orissa. 16. Jaina art and architecture in Kerala. 17. Jaina art of Orissa. 18. Jaina and Brahmanical art. 19. Jaina bronzes—a brief survey. 20. The Jaina caves in Gujarat. 21. The Jaina church after Mahavira. 22. The Jaina contribution to Indian poetics. 23. Jaina images in the Khandagiri caves.

Vol. 12: Preface. 1. Jaina influence on Koraput tribals. 2. Jaina influence on Tamils. 3. The Jaina inscriptions from Mathura. 4. Jaina literature. 5. Jaina monuments in Orissa. 6. Jaina monuments of Tamil Nadu. 7. Jaina mysticism. 8. The Jaina records about birds. 9. The Jaina speculation as occurring in Acaranga-I. 10. Jaina temple called Bhand Dewal at Arang. 11. Jaina temple as envisaged by Dhanapala in the Tilakamanjari. 12. Jaina temple at Un. 13. Jaina temples in Central India. 14. The Jaina temples of Kumbharia.

Vol. 13: Preface. 1. The Jaina ulterior motive of mathematical philosophy. 2. The Jaina Vastusastras of western India. 3. The Jaina view of life. 4. Jainas and other ‘Heretics’ in Buddhist art. 5. Jainas’ Syadvada and Bradley’s view of judgement. 6. Jainism and Buddhism. 7. Jainism as expounded in the Nilakeci. 8. Jainism and freedom of mankind. 9. Jainism in Kanchi. 10. Jainism before Mahavira. 11. Jainism—its philosophy and religion. 12. Jainism and other religions. 13. Jainism in royal families 800-200 B.C. 14. Jainism in South Indian literary tradition: Telugu and Kannada. 15. Jainism and Tamil literature. 16. The Jainas in the Deccan. 17. Jainas in the Indian world. 18. Jainas in a Rajasthan town. 19. The Jainas in the Tamil land. 20. Jains and Tamil literature. 21. Jinabhadra. 22. Jnatadharmakatha (Nayadhammakahao).

Vol. 14: Preface. 1. Kalinga-desa. 2. Kalpa Sutra. 3. Kapila. 4. Karakandu. 5. Karma and its classification. 6. Karma and liberation. 7. The Karma phenomenology. 8. Karma-Sarira and Oudarika-Sarira. 9. Karma theory relates to modern science. 10. Katha literature: nature and growth. 11. Knowledge. 12. Knowledge and its forms. 13. Kundakunda. 14. Kundakunda’s concept of Vyavahara Naya and Niscaya Naya. 15. Kundakunda on Samkhya-Purusa. 16. Law and religion: the Hindu and Jain approach. 17. Lesson of Sailaka. 18. Liberation of self. 19. Life cycle of living beings.

Vol. 15: Preface. 1. The life story of a Jaina. 2. Local Jain communities. 3. Logic and the "Nayas". 4. Logic of seven-fold predication. 5. Lord Mahavira. 6. Magical spells in Prakrit Jaina literature. 7. Magical practices and supernatural powers. 8. The Mahabharata motifs in the Jaina Pandava-Purana. 9. The Mahavira era. 10. Mahavira’s predecessors and disciples. 11. The Mahavira-stuti. 12. Mahavira temple, Sewadi. 13. Mahavira temple, Ghanerav. 14. Mahaviracarita: design and purpose. 15. Mallavadi. 16. Mallavadi Ksamasramana on the self-effulgence of objects. 17. Mammata and Hemacandra. 18. The Manu in Jaina literature. 19. Material culture in the Nisitha Carni. 20. Mathura inscriptions.

Vol. 16: Preface. 1. The meaning of Suya among the Jainas. 2. The mechanism of bondage. 3. Medical sciences in Jaina Canons. 4. Metaphysical view of Anekanta. 5. The metaphysical doctrines of the heretics with special reference to the doctrine of ‘Self’ as presented in the Sutrakrtanga. 6. Migration of Jainism in the South India. 7. Miniature paintings: (on Pattas, Palm-leaf and Paper). 8. Modern physics and spirituality. 9. Moksa. 10. Monastic education and culture. 11. Monastic discipline. 12. Monolithic Jinas: art and iconographical forms. 13. Morality of Jainism. 14. Muladeva. 15. The Munisuvrata-Stavana. 16. Mythology. 17. Naggai. 18. The "Nagnya-Parisaha" in the Tattvarthadhigama-sutras. 19. Nami. 20. Nandisutra. 21. Nataka for the Samayasara of Kundakunda. 22. The nature of Karma. 23. The nature of reality.

Vol. 17: Preface. 1. Nava Tatva Sutra; or, the nine principles of things. 2. Nayavada (the theory of standpoints). 3. Nirjara. 4. Nirvana, Moksha or liberation in Jainism and Buddhism. 5. Nisitha Sutra and its commentaries. 6. Niyativada (pre-destination, fatalism, determinism): a study. 7. Non-absolutism. 8. Ontology development in Prajnapanasutra. 9. The Odious sentiment. 10. The oldest dated manuscript of the Desinamamala of Hemacandra, dated September 1241 A.D. 11. Pancatantra manuscript of the fifteenth century illustrated leaves. 12. Pancapada: death through chanting the hymns of Salvation. 13. Panchastikayasara. 14. Papa, vice or sin. 15. Parsva in art and literature.

Vol. 18: Preface. 1. Philosophy of reality in Jainism and Advaitism. 2. Philosophical and religious principles. 3. Philosophy. 4. Philosophy of identity-in-difference. 5. Philosophical speculation in early Jain canon: Bhagwatisutra. 6. Plurality of souls. 7. Political scenario. 8. Polity and administration in the Nisidha Curni. 9. Popular Jainism. 10. Prabhacandra’s critique of Jayanta’s general definition of Pramana. 11. Prabhacandra. 12. Prabhacandra’s concept of Smrti. 13. Practice of Jainism in common society. 14. Prakrit Jain narrative literature: its origin and growth. 15. Prakrit inscriptions from South-East Asia. 16. Prasannacandra and Valkalacirin. 17. Prasnavyakarana. 18. Pratyaksha is really Paroksha. 19. Punya and its fruitions.

Vol. 19: Preface. 1. Purushartha Siddhyupaya. 2. Purva Purana of Jinasena and Cavundaraya Purana—a comparative study. 3. The Pallavas and Jainism. 4. The Pallavas Jaina art and architecture. 5. The pathetic sentiment. 6. The philosophy of being or identity. 7. The positive content in the concept of non-violence. 8. The Puranas on sacramental, ethical and philosophical planes. 9. The quietistic sentiment. 10. A Rastrakuta temple at Hallur in Bijapur district. 11. Raghavabhatta on Magadhi in the Abhijnana Sakuntalam. 12. Rajaprasniya Sutra (Rayapasenaiya Suya). 13. Rajimati and Rathanemi. 14. Re-birth and Karma-Sarira. 15. Realism and materialism in Jaina philosophy. 16. Reality. 17. Relation. 18. Recent developments. 19. Refutation of God in Jainism. 20. Refutation of the Jaina Darsana by Sankaracarya with special reference to Syadvada in the Brahmasutrasankarabhasya. 21. Relationship of humans and animals on brotherhood basis. 22. Relevance of the Jaina Siddhanta texts in natural science. 23. Relevance of Anekanta to the modern times.

Vol. 20: Preface. 1. Relics of the Jaina community in Eastern India. 2. Religion in the NC. 3. Rites: cosmic and purificatory. 4. Rituals and ceremonies. 5. Role of women in Jaina religion. 6. Risabha Deva. 7. The Ramayana of Valmiki and the Jaina Puranas. 8. The religious function of Jaina philosophy: Anekantavada reconsidered. 9. The role of Dharanendra in Jaina mythology. 10. The role of Jaina ladies. 11. The role of the layman according to the Jaina canon. 12. The Rudiments of Anekantavada in early Pali literature. 13. Sambandar.

Vol. 21: Preface. 1. The sacred centres. 2. Salvation for women? 3. Samavayanga (Samavayamga). 4. Samyak-Darsana: the first awakening. 5. Sanatkumara. 6. Santara architecture. 7. Santinatha temple, Jhalrapatan. 8. Social order: Jain view. 9. Socio-religious rites and ceremonies. 10. Some Jain teachers in Sravana Belgola inscriptions. 11. Some old tales and episodes in the Vasudevahindi. 12. Space, time and the universe. 13. Spiritual hierarchy in Jainism. 14. Sthananga (Thanamga). 15. State of Jainism during the Gupta dynasty. 16. Spread of Jainism in North India between circa 200 B.C. and circa A.D. 300. 17. The Sramani. 18. Sravana Belagola: its significance.

Vol. 22: Preface. 1. Shrines of Sravana Belagola. 2. Sravana-Belagola: early history. 3. Sravana-Belagola: Bahubali Colossus. 4. Sravana-Belagola: grand festival. 5. Sthulabhadra. 6. Stoppage. 7. The structure of Jain community. 8. Syadvada. 9. Syadvada and the modern scientific theory of relativity. 10. The Syadvada and world peace. 11. Syadvada and relativity. 12. Spritual magnificence of Bhagawan Gommateshwara and foreign writer. 13. Stage of the path. 14. Sthananga and Samavayanga Sutra. 15. The Strinirvanaprakarana with the Svopajnavrtti of the Yapaniya Acarya Sakatayana (c. 814-867). 16. Somadeva Suri and the question of Jaina identity. 17. The style of writing for debate. 18. The story of Draupadi. 19. The survival of Jainism. 20. Symbol of emergence of new era. 21. Structure of the soul and extension. 22. The Sutraprabhrta (Suttapahuda) of the Digambara Acarya Kundakunda (C.A.D. 150). 23. Sumatiharsa Gani and some other Jaina Jyotisis. 24. The sociology of health. 25. The soul and consciousness.

Vol. 23: Preface. 1. South Indian Jainism. 2. A special relevance of Suttanipata for Jaina studies. 3. The spirit of Vegetarianism. 4. The Svetambara literature (1000-1600 A.D.). 5. Svetambara scriptures. 6. Symbols on South-Indian coins. 7. ‘Syat’ in Syadvada: analysis. 8. Syadvada in the Ardha-Magadhi canon. 9. Sallekhana: scratching out body to save soul. 10. Samadhi: meditation unto death. 11. Saptabhangi (the theory of sevenfold predication). 12. Sutrakrtanga (Suyagadamga). 13. Sutrakrtanga II—a historical evaluation. 14. Sectarian debate on the nature of the Kevalin. 15. Saraswati in Jaina art. 16. Sayyambhava and his son Manaka.

Vol. 24: Preface. 1. The sectarian art of Jainism. 2. A side-view of Syadvada. 3. Significance of Jainism. 4. Stories of trading merchants and Vasudevahindi. 5. Syadvada theory of Jainism in terms of a Deviant logic. 6. Siddhasena. 7. Social significance of Jaina ethics. 8. Social life in the Nisitha Curni. 9. Samvara. 10. Samantabhadra. 11. The Sankhesvara—Parsvanatha—Stavana. 12. Satkhandagama (and Kasayaprabhrta). 13. Sati in Jaina literature. 14. The schisms. 15. The school of Sarvastivada from Jaina sources. 16. Science and spirituality. 17. Science and spirituality: dimensions. 18. Scriptures. 19. The Sangam age. 20. The Svetambaras. 21. A survey of Prakrit and Jaina studies in India and outside. 22. Sects of the Jaina Puranakaras; caritas and Puranas—extent of the Brahmanical influence on them. 23. The non-canonical Svetambara literature.

Vol. 25: Preface. 1. Some popular Jain tales and world literature. 2. The soul. 3. The sentiment of wonder. 4. Shankar and Syadvad. 5. Social, moral and ethical values as precursor to humanism/divinism/spiritualism. 6. Social conduct. 7. The Simandhara-Svami-Stavana. 8. Taijasa and Prakasa in Jaina canons. 9. Tantra and Jainism. 10. The Tarkarahasyadipikavrtti of the Svetambara Acarya Gunaratna (c. 1343-1418). 11. The Tatparyavrtti of the Digambara Acarya Jayasena (c. 1180). 12. The Tattvas. 13. Tattvartha Sutra. 14. Theory of aggregation. 15. Theory of Anekantavada. 16. Theory of atoms in Jaina literature. 17. Theory of determination. 18. Theory of Dhvani, Vidyut and Ayas Kanta. 19. Theory of evolution. 20. The theory of knowledge. 21. The theory of liberation and the non-absolute. 22. Theory of symbol. 23. The Tirthamala-Caitsyavandana.

Vol. 26: Preface. 1. Towns and trade in the Samaraichchakaha. 2. Transmigration. 3. Tulunadu Jaina art and architecture. 4. Ubhayavada versus Jatyantaravada. 5. Udayana. 6. The ultimate goal of Jaina philosophy. 7. Unity in difference. 8. The universal as a self-existent unit. 9. The universe of morphic resonance and cosmic liberation. 10. Upasakadasa (Uvasagadasao). 11. Uttaradhdyayana Sutra (Uttarajjhayana Suya). 12. Vadideva. 13. Value of Jaina canonical literature: scientific analysis. 14. Values, education and Jainism. 15. The Vasudevahindi. 16. Verbal testimony. 17. Verses of Siddhasena Divakara. 18. Victory over sex. 19. Vidyananda. 20. Vijaya of the sixth story of Brhatkathakosa of Harisenacarya. 21. Vinaya in Jainism. 22. Vipaka Sutra (Vivaga-Suya). 23. The Vira-Stuti.

Vol. 27: Preface. 1. Virtue and vice. 2. Vrata and Pratima: the path of the Layman. 3. Vyakhya-Prajnapati (Bhagavati-Viyaha-Pannatti). 4. Way of life autobiographical narrative and renunciation in mediaeval Jainism. 5. Weights and measures. 6. Western India Jaina painting. 7. The Western Indian Jaina temple. 8. Western perceptions of Jainism: misconceptions, achievements and current expectations. 9. Will and individuality. 10. Women and the reproduction. 11. Women ascetic. 12. Women in Jain literature. 13. Wood carvings in the national museum collection. 14. Wood-carvings. 15. Worship and religious customs. 16. Worship, ritual, fasts and festivals. 17. Yakshas as guardians of the Jinas. 18. Yakshas in the early Jaina sources.

Vol. 28: Preface. 1. The Yapaniyas. 2. Yasovijaya. 3. Yoga. 4. Yoga and mysticism. 5. The Yuktiprabodha with the Svopajnavrtti of the Svetambara Upadhyaya Meghavijaya (c. 1653-1704). 6. Yuvacharya Mahaprajna on social science of non-violence. Miscellaneous Supplementary Readings on Jainism: 1. Ajivikism and Gosala. 2. Ancient north-western Prakrit. 3. Art and architecture. 4. Brahmasutra-Srikara-Bhasya. 5. Educational institutions and literature. 6. Jaina ethics and non-violent action. 7. Jaina mysticism. 8. Migration of Jainas in South India. 9. Narrative literature: the Kuvalayamala Kaha. 10. Panis in the light of new Harappan knowledge. 11. Philosophical speculation of Bhagavati Sutra. 12. Pramanamimamsa: an incomplete work on Jaina logic. 13. Review of metaphysical teaching. 14. The Sankhaparabhava Vyayoga: (13 century A.D.). 15. Social significance of Sunyata and Syat. 16. True picture of Jainism and Buddhism.

Vol. 29: Preface. 1. Jainism: a historical interpretation. 2. A glimpse of personality. 3. Stabilisation in manhood. 4. Happiness and Karnic theory. 5. Teaching on human endeavour. 6. Natural bliss. 7. Teachings on the means. 8. Stages of enlightenment. 9. Importance of commandments. 10. Bondage and liberation. 11. Right and wrong knowledge. 12. The seer. 13. Knowledge of discrimination. 14. Ends and means. 15. Path of liberation. 16. Teachings on Akarma. 17. Mental tranquillity. 18. Restraint in conduct. 19. Essence of preachings—I. 20. Essence of preachings—II. 21. Essence of preachings—III. 22. Renaissance of Jainism.

Vol. 30: Preface. Index.

 

 

 


 

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