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Pain and desire

Pain and desire

दुक्खं हयं जस्स न होइ मोहो,
मोहो हओ जस्स न होइ तण्हा

Who is detached, his pain is destroyed; who has no desire, his attachment is extinct

Desires vanquish even men of exemplary fortitude they make men of vision blind. As a man with eyesight cannot see things around him in the darkness of night; likewise, a covetous man does not see the wealth he possesses instead he desires for getting more and more – throughout the life, he struggles like a bull. Continue reading “Pain and desire” »

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Paryushan Mahaparva – Day 2

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Mērē ghaṭa gyāna bhānu bhayō bhōra

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Mērē ghaṭa gyāna bhānu bhayō bhōra
Mērē ghaṭa gyāna bhānu bhayō
bhōra cētana cakavā cētanā cakavī,
Bhāgō viraha kō sōra…
Mērē ghaṭa gyāna bhānu bhayō bhōra.

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Kyā sōvē uṭha jāga bā’u rē

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Kyā sōvē uṭha jāga bā’u rē,
An̄jali jala jyuṁ āyu ghaṭata hai
Dēta pahōriyā ghariya ghā’u rē…
Kyā sōvē uṭha jāga bā’u rē

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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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Neither satisfaction, nor contentment

Neither satisfaction, nor contentment

देवावि सइंदगा न तित्तिं न तुट्ठिं उवलभन्ति

Gods (devatas including Indras, their chief, who live in the heavens) also are neither satisfied nor contented with sense gratification

There are five organs of senses and their objects are different. Throughout life, man runs after acquisition of these objects. Having satisfied one sense, he struggles to satisfy the second sense and after that the third and the fourth and the fifth respectively. Continue reading “Neither satisfaction, nor contentment” »

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Aiemutta Muni

Aiemutta Muni
While the Siddhgiri tirthyatra, while climbing towards Lord Adishwar’s darbar, the third idol is of Aiemutta muni. After being initiated, Aiemutta muni came for alms at the occassion of Devki’s wedding. Jeevyasha, wife of Kansa pleaded him to dance as he was brother of Kansa. By mistake he forecasted, ”On whose marriage you’re happy, her 8th son will make you widow.” Aiemuttha muni went away. Gradually, he attained Kevalgyan and preached ‘Shatrunjay Laghu Kalpa’ before Narad Rishi. Continue reading “Aiemutta Muni” »

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