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Aagamas
scriptures of the svetambaras
Ahimsa
non-injury, non-violence, respect for all life
Anekantavada
many views, open
[offended by missionary work--they teach principles but aren't seeking to make them jain]
only omniscient can see things for what they really are, lays only see parts
takes away tension and opens minds
not just tolerance-->appreciation
Aparigraha
non-attachment
to physical things (none for monks, limited for house holders)
also attitudes/opinions/emotions
Digambara
super conservative Jain subgroup
means "sky-clad" and refers to those Jain monks who wander naked
women can't obtain release
omniscient people need no food
Mahavira was not married (might deny truth if the leader/follower did not follow the intense asceticism)
temple=plain, nude
monks eat 1 dish from 1 house each day (use hands only)
monks only carry wooden water pot, peacock broom
Aagamas
Himsa
violence, injury to life
himsa is himsa regardless of necessity
Jina
conqueror, victor
one who has attained enlightenment or infinite insight
synonym to tithankara
Jiva
soul
Kevala-jnana
enlightenment
gaining of infinite knowledge
Karma-matter
substance which contaminates one's soul
the consequence to evil deeds
moksha
release
sadhu
monk, travels nude
scholars, teachers
don't use vehicles
primary aim=purification of own soul
VOWS:
1. can't kill
2. no lying
3. don't take what's not given
4. renounce sexual anything
5. renounce all attachments
sadvis
nuns
interpret faith
don't use vehicles
primary aim=purification of own soul
VOWS
samsara
the endless series of births, deaths, and rebirths to which all beings are subject
samsari
still on the rounds of rebirth
1-plants
2-worms, birds, fish
3-lice
4-bees
5-animals, human, heaven/hell beings
siddha
releases soul
godhood
sramana
no gods, no help
sravakas
male Lay Jain
sravikas
female Lay Jain
sthanakvasi
pilgrimage, many leaders
Svetambara
means "white-clad" and refers to those Jain monks who wear a white robe or loincloth
nudity is not essential, white robes
women and men equal
omniscients need food
embryotic migration from a Brahman womb to a Sudra womb
married
temple=highly decorate & 'covered'
monks can eat >1 meal each day & may use utensils
14 possessions
Terapanthi
subset of svetambara, non-image worshiping, one leader for the whole community
Tirthankara
"fore-finder"
Mahavira is considered the 24th & last "fore-finder" of this aeon---he found the way to gain release from the wheel and has shown this way to others
Wheel
round of rebirths