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Mangalasutra - Precepts On The Auspicious

Jinasasanasutra - Precepts On Jina's Teachings
Sanghasutra - Precepts Of Religious Order
Nirupanasutra - Precepts On Scriptural Exposition
Samsaracakrasutra - Precepts On the Transmigratory cycle
  Karmasutra - Precepts On Karms
  Mithyatvasutra - Precepts On Wrong Faith
  Raga-pariharasutra - Precepts On Renunciation Of Attachment
  Dharmasutra - Precepts On religion
  Samyamasutra - Precepts On Self-Restraint
  Aparigrahasutra - Precepts On Non-Possessiveness
  Ahimsasutra - Precepts On Non-Violence
  Apramadasutra - Precepts On Vigilance
  Siksasutra - Precepts On Education
  Atmasutra - Precepts On Soul
  Moksamargasutra - Precepts On The Path Of Liberation
  Ratnatrayasutra - Precepts On Three Jewels
  Samyag-Darsana-Sutra - Precepts Of Right Faith
  Samyagjnanasutra - Precepts On Right Knowledge
  Samyakcaritrasutra - Precepts On Right Conduct
  Sadhanasutra - Precepts On spiritual Realization
  Dvividha Dharmasutra - Precepts On the Two Paths of Relitgion
  Sravakadharmasutra - Precepts on householders's Religion
  Sramanadharmasutra - Precepts On Religion Of Monks
  Vratasutra - The Precepts On Vows
  Samiti-Guptisutra - Precepts On Carefulness (Samiti) and Self-Control (Gupti)
  Avasyakasutra - Precepts On Obligatory Duties
  Tapasutra - Precepts on Penance
  Dhyanasutra - Precepts On Meditation
  Anupreksasutra - Precepts On Reflection
  Lesyasutra - Precept On Soul-Colouring (Lesyas)
  Atmavikasasutra (Gunasthana)
Precepts On Spiritual Progress (Gunasthanas)
  Samlekhanasutra - Precepts On Passionless Deaths
  Tattvasutra - Precepts On Fundamental Truths
  Dravysutra - Precepts On The Substance
  Srstisutra - Precepts On Universe
  Anekantasutra - The Precepts On Non-Absolutism
  Pramanasutra - Precepts On Valid Knowledge
  Nayasutra - Precepts On View-Point
  Syadvada Va Saptabhangisutra - Syadvada & Sptabhangi Sutra
  Samanvayasutra - Precepts On Reconciliation
  Niksepasutra - Precepts Of Installation
  Samapana Conclusion
  Virastavana Hymn To Mahavira

1. Mangalasutra - Precepts On The Auspicious

 

 

Namo arahantanam Namo siddhanam Nomo ayariyanam.

Namo uvajjhayanam Namo loe savvashunam. (1)

Obeisance to the Worthy souls.

Obeisance to the Liberated souls.

Obeisance to the Preceptors (Spiritual guides).

Obeisance to the Spiritual Teachers.

Obeisance to all the Saints inthe world. (1)

 

Eso pancanamokkaro, savvapavappanasano.

Mangalnam ca savvesim, padhamam havai mangalam. (2)

This five-fold obeisance is destructive of all sins and is the foremost amongst all the auspicious. (2)

 

Arahanta mangalam. Siddha mangalam. Sahu mangalam.

Kevalipannatto dhammo mangalam.

Arahanta loguttama. Siddha loguttama. Sahu loguttama.

Kevalipannatto dhammo loguttamo.

Arahante saranam. Siddhe saranam pavvajjami.

Sahu saranam pavajjami.

Kevalipannattam dhammam saranam pavvajjami. (3-5)

Auspicious are the Worthy souls. Auspicious are the Liberated souls. Auspicious are the Saints. Auspicious is the Religion preached by the Worthy Souls. Supreme in the world are the Worthy Souls. Supreme in the World are the Liberated Souls. Supreme in the World are the Saints. Supreme in the world is the Religion preached by the Worthy Souls. I seek protection with the Worthy Souls. I seek protection with the Liberated Souls. I seek protection with the Saints. I seek protection with the Religion preached by the Worthy Souls. (3-5)

 

Jhayahi panca vi gurave, mangalacausaranaloyapariyariye.

Nara-sura-kheyara-mahie, arahananayage vire. (6)

Meditate upon the five Supreme Souls, who afford fourfold shelter for the world and who are auspicious, the greatest among those deserving veneration, victors (over the passions) and worshipped by human beings, vidyadharas (demi-god) and gods. (6)

 

Ghanaghaikammamahana, tihuvanavarabhavvakamalamattanda.

Ariha anantanani, anuvamasokkha jayantu jae. (7)

May there be glory in this world to the Worthy Souls (Arhats) who have destroyed the dense of destructive Karmas, who like the sun bloom forth the louts like hearts of devoted persons capable of liberation, and who are possessed of infinite knowledge and excellent bliss. (7)

 

Atthavihakammaviyala, nitthiyakajja panatthasamsara.

Ditthasayalatthasara, siddha siddhim mama disantu. (8)

May the path of emancipation be shown to me by the Liberated Souls who have freed themselves from the eight kinds of Karmas, have attained complete fulfilment, have freed themselves from the cycles fo births and deaths and who have known the essence of all the things. (8)

 

Pancamahavvayatunga, takkaliya-saparasamaya-sudadhara.

Nanagunaganabhariya, airiya mama pasidantu. (9)

May the preceptors, who are elevated by the five great vows, wellversed in their own Scriptures as well as in other contemporary scriptures and endowed with numerous virtues, be pleased with me.(9)

 

Annanaghoratimire, durantatiramhi hindamananam.

Bhaviyanujjaoyayara, uvajjhaya varamadim dentu. (10)

May the spiritual teachers, who show the path of illumination of the Souls capable of liberation but are groping in the dense and impassable darkness of ignorance, grant me excellent wisdom. (10)

 

Thiradhariyasilamala, vavagayaraya jasohapadihattha.

Bahuvinayabhusiyanga, suhaim sahu payacchantu. (11)

May the saints, who have adorned themselves firmly with the garland of virtues, earned glorious reputation and are devoid of attachments, and are the embodiments of humility, grant me

happiness. (11)

 

Arihanta, asarira, ayariya, uvajjhaya munino.

Pancakkharanippanno, omkaro panca paramitthi. (12)

The word Om is denotative of five supreme spiritual guides, because it is made of five first letters (a,a, a, u and m) of Arhat, Asariri F(Siddha) Acarya, Upadhyaya and Muni. (12)

 

Usahamajiyam ca vande, sambhavamabhinandanam ca sumaim ca.

Paumappaham supasam, Jinam ca candappaham ca vande. (13)

I bow to the Jinas: Rsbha, Ajita, Sambhava, Abhinandna, Sumati, Padmaprabha, Suparsva and Candraprabha. (13)

 

Suvihim ca pupphayantam, siyala seyamsa vsupujjam ca.

Vimalamananta-bhayavam, dhammam santim ca vandami. (14)

I bow to the Jinas: Suvidhi (Puspadanta), Sitala. Sreyamsa, Vasupujya, Vimala, Ananta, Dharma and Santi. (14)

 

Kunthum ca Jinavarindam, aram ca mallim ca suvvayam ca namim.

Vandami ritthanemim, taha pasam vaddhamanam ca. (15)

I bow to the Jinas: Kunthu, Ara, Malli, Munisuvrata, Nami, Aristanemi, Parsva and Vardhamana.(15)

 

Candehi nimmalayara, aiccehim ahiyam payasamta.

Sayaravaragambhira, siddha siddhim mama disantu. (16)

May the Siddhas (or the Liberated Souls) who are more immaculate than the moons, brighter than the sun and more serene than the oceans, show me the path of liberation. (16)