1. Ayambil Tap: An austerity during which one takes food devoid of any
special taste or spices.
2. Asan: A woollen mat to sit on.
3. Agamas: Scriptures in Prakrit or Ardhmagadhi language
4. Avaddh: Taking food and water eight hours after sunrise.
5. Attham: Fasting for three days continuously.
6 Atthai: Fasting for eight days continuously.
7. Anjanshalaka: Applying holy collyrium to the eyes of a new idol of
8. Astikay: A collection of Pradeshas or aspects.
9. Ashrav: Evil actions.
10. Avirat: Sinful.
11. Apramatta: Being aware and alert.
12. Apoorvakatan: The stage in which the jivatma is completely freed
from the gross passions.
13. Anivritti-badar: Merely passionless state.
14. Ayogi-Kevali: Total freedom from Karmas.
15. Atichar: Violation of rules or vows.
16. Astikya: Total faith in the nine doctrines.
17. Anukampa: Benevolence,
18. Avadhijnan: Knowledge of concrete things obtained by the soul.
19. Aartadhyan: Deep in sorrow.
20. Adan-nikshepan Samiti: Carefulness in taking and keeping things.
21. Anitya: Transitory.
22. Asharan: Refuge.
23. Anupreksha: Another name for Bhavanas or reflections.
24. Anyatva: Thinking that the soul is separate from the body.
25. Ashuchi: Unclean.
26. Biyasan: Taking food only twice a day.
27. Badar: Gross.
28. Bhasha Samiti: Limit in speech.
29. Bhavanas: Reflections.
30. Bodhidurlabh Bhavana: Thinking of faith in Dharma.
31. Chaturmas: The four months of the rainy season.
32. Charvala: A small mop made of woolen threads stuck to a stick.
33. Chauvihar: Taking neither food nor water during fasting after
34. Chaitya: Jain temple.
35. Charan-karananuyog: Works about conduct and observance.
36. Deeksha: Initiation into the ascetic order.
37. Das-trik: Ten rules with three parts of each for worship or Puja.
38. Desh: Some parts that are attached to Skandh.
39. Dwesh: Hatred.
40. Desh-virati: Phased renunciation.
41. Dhyan: Meditation.
42. Dharmadhyan: Thinking of the ways to make the soul Pure.
43. Dharmaswakhyat Bhavana : Thinking of the effect of Dharma.
44. Dravyanuyog: Works relating to philosophy and theory.
45. Dharmakathanuyog Works relating to literature.
46. Digambar A sect of Jains who think that nakedness is necessary for
47. Ekasan: Taking food only once in a day.
48. Evambhut Naya: Knowledge of truth as it is ( partial vision ).
49. Eshana-samiti: Limit of articles (food and clothes)
50 Ekatva Bhavana: Thinking of being alone.