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Doctrine of Karman in Jain Philosophy

PREFACE TO THE GERMAN EDITION by Dr. Helmuth von Glasenapp
The contents of first volume of the Karmagranthas.
PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION by Dr. Helmuth von Glasenapp
TRANSLATOR'S NOTE
  INTRODUCTION
  THE KARMAN IN ITSELF
  THE KARMAN IN THEIR RELATION TO THE SOUL AND TO ONE ANOTHER
  THE QUALITIES OF THE SOUL
  STATES OF EXISTENCE AND CLASSES OF BEINGS
  THE CAUSES OF THE KARMAN AND THE MEANS FOR ITS ANNIHILATION
  THE WAY OF SALVATION
  THE 14 GUNASTHANAKAS
  THE STATE OF THE RELEASED

TRANSLATOR'S NOTE


 

 

The "jiva" is referred to throughout in the masculine gender for the sake of clearness, following the Sanskrit gender of the word.

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

Aup. = Aupapatikasutra (Leumann).

Bh. = Bhagavati (Weber).

Gandhi = Gandhi, Karma-Philosophy.

JS. = Jaina Sutras (Jacobi).

k. = Karman.

Kg. = Karmagrantha.

KP. = Karmaprakrti.

Lp. = Lokaprakasa.

Ps. = Pancasamgraha.

Tattv. = Tattvarthadhigamasutra u. Jacobi's ubersetzung derselben.

Utt. = Uttaradhyayanasutra.

J.R.A.S. = Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society.

ZDMG. = Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenlaendischen Gesellschaft (Journal of the German Oriental Society).

 

For the complete titles of the works quoted, see below.

Kgs. are quoted according to volume (I,II) and leaf, KP. according to leaf, Ps. according to page, Lp. and Tattv. according to Chapter and verse.

 

BOOKS CONSULTED.

TEXTS.

Karmagrantha, Sri-Devendrasuriviracita-svopajna-tikayukta. vol.1. 2. Bhavnagar, Sri-Jaina-dharma-prasaraka sabha. Vikrama Samvat 1966-1968.

 

Karmaprakrti, Sri-Sivasama-pada-pranita Sri-Malayagiri-viracita-tita-tika-samyukta. Bhavnagar, Sri-Jaina-dharma-prasaraka sabha. Vikrama Samvat 1969. (Sheth Devechand Lalbhai Jain Pustakodhar Fund Series. Nr. 17).

 

Pancasamgraha. Mulakartta Sri-Candramahattara, tikakara Sri-Malaya-giriji, ed. by Pandita Sravaka Hiralala Hamsaraja Jamnagar. Samvat 1966. 4. Vols.

 

Aupapatikasutra erstes. Upanga der Jaina, I Teil Einleitung. Text und Glossar. Von E. Leumann, Leipzig 1883.

 

Jivaviyara de Santisuri, ed Guerinot, Journal Asiatique 1902.

 

Lokaprakasa, Kartta Sri-Vinayavijayaji Upadhyayaji, ed. Pandita Sravaka

Hiralala Hamsaraja Jamnagar, Samvat 1967. 3 Vols.

 

Sarvadarsanasamagraha of Madhavacarya ed. Apte, Poona 1906 A.D.

 

Tattvarthadhigamasutra, Srimad-Umasvatina racitam, svakrtabhasyasahitam, ed. keshavlal Premchand Mody. (Bibl. Indica). Calcutta 1903.

 

TREATISES AND TRANSLATIONS.

Buhler, Georg. On the Indian Sect to the Jainas, translated from the German. Edited with an Outline of Jains Mythology by Jas. Burgess. London 1903.

 

Charpentier Jarl. The Lesya-theory of the Jainas and Ajivikas.

 

Colebrooke H.T. Essays on the Religion and Philosophy of the Hindus. Leipzig 1858.

 

Gandhi, Virchand R. The Jain Philosophy. Bombay 1911.

 

Gandhi, Virchand R. The Karma Philosophy. Bombay 1913.

 

Guerinot, A. La doctrine dessetres vivants dans la religion Jaina (Rev. de Phistoire des Religions, 47. Paris 1903).

 

Jacobi, H. Atomic theory (Indian). Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics. Vol. 2, p. 199. Edinburg 1909.

 

Jacobi, H. Eine Jaina-Dogmatik. Umasvati's Tattvarthadhigama-Sutra ubersetzt und erlautert. ZDMG 60 (1906) 287 ff., 512 ff. (auch als Sonderabdruck erschienen). Leipzig 1906.

 

Jacobi, H. Jaina Sutras, translated from Prakrit. 2 Vols. (sacred Books of the East, Vols. 22, 45). Oxford 1884, 1895.

 

Jacobi, H. Jainism. Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, vol. 7, 472.

 

Jacobi, H. The Metaphysics and Ethics of the Jainas. Trans. of the Congress for the History of Religion, Oxford 1908. II, 60.

 

Jaini, Rickhab Dass. An Insight into Jainism. Meerut (o.Jahr.).

 

Jhaveri, Hirachand Liladhar. The First Principles of Jain Philosophy. London 1910.

 

Schrader, F.Ott. Uber den Stand der indischen Philosophic zur Zeit Mahaviras und Budhas. Strassburg 1902.

 

Stevenson, Mrs.Sinclair. Notes on Modern Jainism. Oxford 1910.

 

Warren, Herbert Jainism, in Western Garb, as a solution to life's great problems. Madras 1912.

 

Weber, Albrecht. Uber die heiligen Schriften der Jaina. Ind. Studien 16,17. Leipzig 1883 f.

 

Weber, Albrecht. Fragment of Bhagavati. Berlin 1866-67.

 

Wilson, H.H. A Sketch of the Religious Sects of the Hindus. (Works ed. Rost, vol. 1). London 1862.