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Bhaktamar Stotra – A Divine Composition

Bhaktamar Stotra is a divine and miraculously effective Panegyric. The devoted author, Acharya Mantunga Suriji experiences close proximity with the divine goal. The flow and force of this incessant stream of devotion is for the first Tirthankara Adinath. Each and every word of Bhaktamar Stotra reveals his enlightening devotion and infinite faith in the Lord. Continue reading “Bhaktamar Stotra – A Divine Composition” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 8

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 8

जीवा मुत्ता संसारिणो य, तस थावरा य संसारी|
पुढवी जल जलण वाउ, वणस्सई थावरा नेया||
In this stanza, the fifth and final type of sthavara jiva i.e. vanaspatikaya jiva are defined and explained.

VANASPATIKAYA : Vanaspatikaya jiva are living beings that have vegetable or flora as their own bodies, also known as vegetal bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 8” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 7

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 7

उब्भामग उक्कलिया,
मंडलि मह सुद्ध गुंजवाया य|
घण-तणु वायाईसा, भेया खलु वाउकायस्स||
In this stanza, the fourth type of sthavara jiva i.e. Vaukaya jiva are defined and explained.

VAUKAYA : Vaukaya jiva are living beings that have air as their own bodies, also known as air bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 7” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 6

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 6

इंगाल जाल मुम्मुर,
उक्कासणि कणग विज्जुमाईआ|
अगणि जियाणं भेया, नायव्वा निउण बुद्धिए||
In this stanza, the third type of sthavara jiva i.e. Teukaya jiva are defined and explained.

TEUKAYA / AGNIKAYA : Agnikaya jiva are living beings that have fire as their own bodies, also known as fire bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 6” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 5

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 5

भोमंतरिकूख-मुदगं ओसा
हिम करग हरितणू महिआ|
हुंति घणोदहिमाई, भेयाणेगा य आउस्स||
In this stanza, the second type of sthavara jiva i.e. Apkaya jiva are defined and explained.
APKAYA : Apkaya jiva are living beings that have water (in any form) as their own bodies, also known as water bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 5” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 3-4

Jiv Vichar - Gatha 3-4

Gatha 3

फलिहमणिरयण विद्दुम,
हिंगुल हरियाल मणसिलरसिंदा|
कणगाई घाउ सेढी, वन्निय अरणेट्टय पलेवा||

Gatha 4

अब्भय तूरी ऊसं, मट्टी-पाहाण-जाईओ णेगा|
सोवीरंजण लुणाई, पुढविभेआई ईच्चाई||

PRUTHVIKAYA : Pruthvikaya jiva are living beings having earth, soil, minerals, etc as their own bodies, also known as earthly bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 3-4” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 2

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 2

जीवा मुत्ता संसारिणो य, तस थावरा य संसारी|
पुढवी जल जलण वाउ, वणस्सई थावरा नेया||

The classification of living beings commences with the two major state of souls:

A. MUKTA (Liberated souls)
B. SANSARI (Non-liberated souls/Transient souls)
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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 1

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 1

भुवण पईवं वीरं, नमिऊण भणामि अबुहबोहत्थं|
जीवसरुवं किंचि वि, जह भणियं पुव्वसूरिहिं||

In the first stanza, the author pays obeisance to Lord Mahavira who through his omniscience enlightens the three loka which are deprived of the right knowledge. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 1” »

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Bhaktamar Stotra – Shloka 6

Bhaktamar Stotra   Shloka 6

Alpaśrutam śrutavatām parihāsadhāma
Tvadbhaktirēva mukharīkurutē balānmām |
Yatkōkilah kila madhau madhuram virauti
Taccāru – cūta – kalikā – nikaraikahētuh ||6||

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Bhaktamar Stotra – Shloka 5

Bhaktamar Stotra   Shloka 5

Sōhaṁ tathāpi tava bhaktivaśānmunīśa
Kartuṁ stavaṁ vigataśaktirapi pravr̥ttaḥ |
Prītyātmavīryamavicārya mr̥gō mr̥gēndraṁ
Nābhyēti kiṁ nijaśiśōḥ paripālanārtham? ||5||

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