What does Devasi Pratikraman mean?
Devasi pratikraman is performed daily in the evening to ask for the
forgiveness of sins committed during the daytime.
What does Raysi Pratikraman mean?
Raysi Pratikraman is performed in the early morning to ask for the
forgiveness for the sins committed during the nighttime.
What does Pankhi Pratikraman mean?
Pakhi Pratikraman is done once in 15 days.
What does Caumasi Pratikraman mean?
The Chaumasi Pratikraman is done once in four months on poonam (full moon
day) of 1) Kartik, 2) Falgun and 3) Ashadh months of lunar calendar year
for the sins committed during that period.
What does Samvatsari Pratikraman mean?
The Samvatsari Pratikraman is done once in a year on the last day of
paryushan i.e., on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada for
the sins committed during the whole year.
What is the Samgna?
Samgna means natural tendency of the soul.
Can you name some Samgnas?
What is the Kashaya?
Kashaya means passions which make the soul wander in this worldly life.
Can you name the Kashayas?
What is meant by the Samiti?
Samiti means Carefuleness.
How many types of Samities are there?
Can you name five Samities?
4. Adan‑nikshepan Samiti
5. Parishtapanika Samiti
What does the Irya Samiti mean?
Carefulness in movement
Moving about, going anywhere, or returning with an absolute care and
alertness so that no harm, pain or any injury is caused to even to any
What does the Bhasa Samiti mean?
Carefulness in speech
Not uttering anything that is disagreeable to anyone or that could cause
pains in the heart of anyone; but rather speak such words as to create
please in others. Words are sweet and soft in manner
What does the Eshana Samiti mean?
Carefulness of taking food
Accepting food as prescribed per Jain principles so it would be faultless.
What does the Adan-Nikshepan Samiti mean?
Carefulness clothes and other articles of daily use
Take utmost care before using clothes to make sure that there are no
insects in the folds which may be crushed, hurt, or killed. Care must be
also taken before taking and putting away vessels, books, or sitting down,
What is meant by the Parishtapanika Samiti?
Be careful about how, and where one disposes of trash, refuse, or
excretions so that no harm is done to even the minute insects or bugs.
What does the Gupti mean?
Guptis means restraints.
How many different types of Gupties are there?
Can you name different types of Gupties?
What does the Mano Gupti mean?
Restraint of the mind
Not to entertain any evil thoughts; and freeing the mind from sinful
What does the Vachan Gupti mean?
Restraint on speech
Not to utter any evil, disagreeable or unnecessarily and practicing
What does the Kaya Gupti mean?
Restraint on the body
Not to perform any physical activities which could cause pain, suffering
What does the Vandana mean?
Vandana means bowing down to pay reverence.
What do you gain by the Vandana?
By doing vandana, one becomes humble, and acquires Uchcha Gotra Karma.
What are the two things which polute the soul?
Rag (attachment) and Dwesh (hatred)