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Jnanarnava (Sanskrit: ज्ञानार्णव, IAST:Jñānārṇāva, Meaning: Ocean of Wisdom on Meditation) is an important Jain text in Sanskrit on various topics useful to the mendicant but focuses primarily on meditation. [1]

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Ahimsa in Jainism

Ahimsā in Jainism is a fundamental principle forming the cornerstone of its ethics and doctrine.

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Arihant (Jainism)

Arihant (italic, italic "conqueror"), is a soul who has conquered inner passions such as attachment, anger, pride and greed.

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Asteya is the Sanskrit term for "non-stealing".

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Ādi purāṇa

Ādi purāṇa is a 9th century Sanskrit poem composed by Jinasena, a Digambara monk.

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Dharma (Jainism)

Jain texts assign a wide range of meaning to the Sanskrit dharma or Prakrit dhamma.

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Ethics of Jainism

Jain ethical code prescribes two dharmas or rules of conduct.

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Haribhadra Suri was a Svetambara mendicant Jain leader and author.

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Acharya Hemachandra was a Jain scholar, poet, and polymath who wrote on grammar, philosophy, prosody, and contemporary history.

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Jain Agamas

Agamas are texts of Jainism based on the discourses of the tirthankara.

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Jain literature

Jain literature comprises Jain Agamas and subsequent commentaries on them by various Jain asectics.

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Jain meditation

Jain meditation has been the central practice of spirituality in Jainism along with the Three Jewels.

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Jain monasticism

Jain monasticism refers to the order of monks and nuns in the Jain community.

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Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion.

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Jinasena (8th century CE) was one of the several famous Digambara Acharya (head of a monastic order).

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Maithuna (Devanagari: मैथुन) is a Sanskrit term used in Tantra most often translated as "sexual union" in a ritual context.

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Meditation can be defined as a practice where an individual uses a technique, such as focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.

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Prāṇāyāma (प्राणायाम) is a Sanskrit word alternatively translated as "extension of the prāṇa (breath or life force)" or "breath control." The word is composed from two Sanskrit words: prana meaning life force (noted particularly as the breath), and either ayama (to restrain or control the prana, implying a set of breathing techniques where the breath is intentionally altered in order to produce specific results) or the negative form ayāma, meaning to extend or draw out (as in extension of the life force).

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Acharya Pujyapada or Pūjyapāda (464 - 524 CE) was a renowned grammarian and acharya (philosopher monk) belonging to the Digambara tradition of Jains.

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Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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Satya is the Sanskrit word for truth.

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Siddha (Tamil "great thinker/wise man"; Sanskrit, "perfected one") is a term that is used widely in Indian religions and culture.

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Yashovijaya (1624–1688), a seventeenth-century Jain philosopher-monk, was a notable Indian philosopher and logician.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jnanarnava

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