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PRATIKRAMAN

TEXT OF PRATIKRAMAN
SIX ESSENTIALS
OBEISANCE TO FIVE SUPREMES
THE OBEISANCE TOTEACHERS
  PERMISSION TO START PRATIKRAMAN
  DESIRE FOR ATONEMENT
  GNAN (KNOWLEDGE) AND ITS LAPSES
  TRUE FAITH AND ITS LAPSES
  NON-VIOLENCE
  TRUTHFULNESS
  NON-STEALING
  SELF-CONTROL OVER SENSUALITY
  LIMITATION ON ACCUMULATIONS
  GEOGRAPHIC LIMITATIONS
  LIMITATION ON CONSUMPTION AND OCCUPATIONS
 

RESTRICTING PURPOSELESS VIOLENCE

  SELF-CONTROL FOR SHORT TIME (SAMAYIK VRAT)
  DAY TO DAY ADDITIONAL LIMITS
  PRACTICING THE LIFE OF A MONK (POSHADH VRAT)
  SHARING WITH GUESTS AND OTHERS
  SANTHARA - A RELIGIOUS FAST TO DEATH
  THE EIGHTEEN SINFUL ACTIVITIES
  25 TYPES OF WRONG BELIEFS (MITHYATVA)
  AUSPICIOUS FOURS
  OBEISANCE TO SHRI ARIHANT AND KEVALI LORDS
  OBEISANCE TO SHRI SIDDHA LORDS
  OBEISANCE TO SHRI SADHU-SADHVIJIS
  SALUTATIONS TO SHRI SHRAVAK-SHRAVIKAS
  OBEISANCE TO FIVE SUPREMES
  DESIRE FOR ATONEMENT
  UPLIFTING THE SOUL
  PRAYER TO 24TIRTHANKARS AND ALL SIDDHAS
  TASSA MICHCHHAMI DUKKADAM
  SHANTI STOTRA (Prayer for peace) (OPTIONAL)
  GLOSSARY OF NON-ENGLISH WORDS

25 TYPES OF WRONG BELIEFS (MITHYATVA)

 

 

There are twenty-five different types of wrong beliefs :

1.      Stubbornly supporting the false view point, without discrimination of true or false,

2.      Believing in all gods and teachers without discrimination,

3.      Persisting in views and opinions, in spite of knowing that they could be false,

4.      Suspicion about true religion,

5.      Absolute ignorance,

6.      Celebrating so-called festive or holy occasions of gods or teachers who do not
         conform to true religion,

7.      Worshipping Tirthankars with selfish motives,

8.      Agreeing with hypocrites,

9.      Considering living as non-living, and

10.     Considering non-living as living,

11.     Considering saint or monks as non-saintly or no monk,

12.     Considering non-saints or no monks as saints or monks,

13.     Considering liberated souls as non-liberated, and

14.     Considering non-liberated souls as liberated,

15.     Considering holy as unholy, and

16.     Considering unholy as holy,

17.     Considering the path of Jainism as equivalent to other paths, and

18.     Considering other faiths as equivalent to Jainism,

19.     Understating the facts of Jainism,

20.     Overstating the facts of Jainism, or

21.     Stating contrary to the facts of Jainism,

22.     Disrespecting teachers, saints, etc.,

23.     Not believing in religious practices,

24.     Glorifying ignorance, and

25.     Ill-behaving with teachers, saints, etc.

 

If I have indulged in any of these above twenty-five beliefs, personally, asked, or encouraged others to do so, then in the presence of infinite Siddhas and Kevalis, I ask for forgiveness. May all my such faults be dissolved. TASSA MICHCHHAMI DUKKADAM.