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The Path Of Arhat

Jain Books

Preface

Publisher's Note

Author’s Note

MAHAVIRA : A NON-VIOLENT REVOLUTIONARY

  1. Transfer of Embryo
  2. Socio-political Conditions
  3. Vajji's Democracy
  4. Magadha and Srenika
  5. Ajatasatru Vajjis
  6. Princely following of Mahavira
  7. Social Conditions
  8. Intellectual Fervour
  9. Revolutionary push by Mahavira
  10. Significant Events
  11. Indra's Offer of Protection
  12. Five Resolves at Morak Hermitage
  13. Education Rather than Exposure
  14. Poisonous Fangs of Canda Kausika
  15. States of a Digambara
  16. Association with Gosala
  17. Candanabala : First Head of Women Disciples
  18. Final Act of Nirjara
  19. Attainment of Kaivalya
  20. First Ganadharas
  21. Muttanam-Moyaganam

THE ULTIMATE REALITY

ONTOLOGY OF ATMAN, THE SELF

FACT OF THE MATTER

JOURNEY TO FREEDOM

ETHICS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Actions follow the Doer
  2. Search for Responsibilty and Sramana Line
  3. Mahavira's Synthesis
  4. Psychological Approach of Mahavira
  5. Categories of Karmas
  6. Duration of Karmic Bondage
  7. Nature of Bondage
  8. Mitigation of Bondage
  9. Fresh Karmas
  10. Life's activities
  11. Even good actions bind, if motivated
  12. Consequences of Karma Theory

MECHANICS OF CHANGE

  1. Process of Change and Nine Tattvas
  2. Essential Tendency of Jiva
  3. Papa' and ‘Punya' : Both of Binding Nature
  4. Asrava (Influx)
  5. Bandha (Bondage)
  6. Samvara
  7. Nirjara (Shedding of Accumulated Karmas)
  8. Moksa (Final Liberation)

PLURALISTIC REALISM

THEORY RELATIVITY

MODUS OPERANDI

  1. Enlightened Consciousness
  2. Self, the starting point
  3. Will and Eagerness
  4. Upadana-Nimittan
  5. Bhavana or Anupreksa (Reflection)
  6. Twelve Vratas of House-holder
  7. Prayer
  8. Dhyana (Meditation)
  9. Lesya (Disposition)
  10. Code of Conduct for Monks - Modus Operandi
  11. Austerities (Tapascarya)
  12. Sanllekhana

A PATH-WAY OF LIFE

APPENDICES

  1. Appendix - A
  2. Appendix - B
  3. Appendix - C
  4. Appendix - D
  5. Appendix - E

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