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Jain Dictionary

Sarana: Refuge
Sarira Body
Sarva-virata: Attainment of sarva-virati; the sixth gunasthana
Sarva-virati: Total restraint of a mendicant
Sarvajna: An omniscient being; a synonym for kevalin
Sasana-devata: Guardian spirits
Sastra: Scripture
Sasvadana: State of "mixed taste"; the second gunasthana
Sat: Being
Sat-jiva-nikaya: The six kinds of living beings, namely, the five ekendriyas and the trasa
Sata-vedaniya: Pleasure-feeling; that which brings pleasure.
Sata-vendaniya: Pleasure-bearing feeling karmic matter
Sata, Satavedaniya: Experience of pleasure
Satpratipaksa: Inconclusive reason
Satrsanac: Continuous participles
Sattadvaita: Non-duality of the existence
Sattveshu: Living beings.
Satya: Truth
Satya mana: True mind
Satya-vachana: Truthfull speech
Satya-Vrata: The vow to abstain from lying
Savicara: Accompanied by applied thinking
Savipaka: The ripening of fruit by itself.
Savipaka-nirjara: The natural maturing of a karma and its separation from the soul.
Sayoga-kevalin: A kevalin still possessed of the activities of body, speech, and mind; the thirteenth gunasthana
Shaktitas-tapa: The practice of austerities, according to one's capacity.
Shaktitas-tyaga: Giving to others, gift of knowledge, food, medicine, etc., according to one's capacity.
Shalya: A thorn; a blemish.
Sharira: The body.
Shaucha: contentmant
Shiksha-vratas: Four vows relating to meditation in the morning, noon, and evening, to keeping fast on certain days, and to his duty of daily giving charity in the form of knowledge, medicine, comfort, and food.
Shila: Restrictions
Shila vrateshvanatichara: Faultless observance of the Five Vows, and faultless subdual of the passions. Shita``Cold.
Shoka: Sorrow
Shruta: Scriptures
Shruta-jnanavarana: Scriptural-knowledge-obscuring.
Shubha: Beautiful (body).
Shukla: White.
Siddha: A liberated soul; a kevalin freed from all activities whatsoever
  Liberated soul
  The Realised Soul.
Siddha sadhana: The means to prove
Siddha-gati: The destiny of the siddha
Siddha-loka: The permanent abode of the siddha; a synonym for isat-pragbhara-bhumi
Siddhanta: Doctrine
Siddhi: Yogic power
Siksavratas: Vows of spiritual descipline
Sila: Conduct
Silpa: Handcrafts
Skandha: Aggregate
Smarana: Recollection
Smrta: Remembered
Smrti: Memory
Smrti-jnanavarana: Knowledge-obscuring karman of memory
Snapana: The ceremony of sprinkling or bathing the Jina-image
Snigdha: Smooth.
Snigdha-ruksatva: Moisture and dryness (of atoms)
Soka: Sorrow
Sparsa: Touch
Sparsha: Touch
Sparshana-kriya: Frivolous indulgence in touching.
Spasta: Obvious
Spastata: Clarity
Sraddha: Faith
  Offering of food to the Manes
Sramana: A non-Vedic mendicant, usually a Jaina or a Buddhist
Sramanabhuta: A novice about to become a mendicant
Sramanopasaka: A disciple of the ascetics; a synonym for sravaka
Sravaka: A layman; a synonym for upasaka and sramanopasaka
Sravaka-pratima: The eleven stages of the path of the layman; a synonym for upasaka-pratima
Sravakacara: Book of the layman's discipline
Sreni Ladder:
Srotra: Ear
Sruta: Scriptural (cognition)
  The oral tradition of Jaina scripture
Sruta-pancami: The "scripture-fifth," a Jaina holiday
Srutajnana: Knowledge derived from instruction and reasoning
Srutanusarana: Basing on word
Srutanusarin: Based on word
Srutanusaritva: Based on word
Srutopayoga: Conscious activity towards verbal thinking
Stava: Hymn of praise
Steya: Theft.
Sthana: Situation.
Sthanakavasi: Dwellers in halls; name of a Jaina sect whose members do not worship in temples
Sthapana: Replacement
Sthapana: Ritual act of asking a monk to stop for alms
Sthapanacarya: Sacred objects used as a substitute for a teacher
Sthapanajina: Symbol of Jina
Sthapanajiva: Image symbol of soul
Sthapanendra: Symbol of Indra
Sthavara: Immobile beings, such as plants Immobile, with bodies having one sense only, i.e., the sense of touch.
Sthavira: Elder
  Elder (of the monastaries)
Sthavirakalpin: A monk who lives in an ecclesiastical community
Sthira: Steady (circulation of blood, bile, etc.).
Sthitapaksatva: Real doctrine
Sthiti: Duration
Sthiti karana: To help oneself or others to remain steady in the path of truth.
Sthtikarana: Acting to promote the stability of another's faith in the Jaina path
Stotra: A philosophical hymn
Stri-Katha: Women
Strimukti: Attainment of moksa in a female incarnation
Striraga-katha-shravana tyaga: Renouncing of(reading or) hearing stories exciting attachment for women
Striveda: Feminine inclination.
  Sexual cravings for a male
Stupa: Reliquary mound
Styanagriddhi: Somnambulism.
Styanarddhi-nidra: Somnambulism
Subhaga: Amiable; amaiable personality, even though not beautiful.
Suddha dravya: Pure existence of the substance
Suddhi: Purity
Sudra: A member of the fourth caste
Sugamdha: Sweet-smelling; fragrant.
Sukha: Bliss
Sukha-vedana: Feeling of happiness
Sukla: White
Sukla-lesya: Luminous white karmic stain
Sukshma: Fine (body) uncuttable and all-pervasive.
Sukshma Nigoda-Vargana: Fine-common-body-molecule
Suksma-samparaya: The state of having only the subtle passions; the tenth gunasthana
Suksmakriya-anivartin: The state of subtle movement
Sunyagara: Residence in a solitary place, like a mountain or cave, etc.
Susama: Happy
Susama-dusama: More happy than unhappy
Susama-susama: Extremely happy
Susvara: Sweet-voiced, musical.
Sutra Style:
  Aphoristic mode of presentation; the canonical scriptures
Suya-nana: Scriptural knowledge
Sva sharira sanskara-tyaga: Renouncing of beautifying one's own body; self-adornment.
Sva-dravya: Specific being, location, time, and state, respectively of oneself
Sva-para-vyavasayin: Definiitive cognition of the self and others
Sva-samviditva: Self-illuminating
Svabhava: Own nature
Svabhava-parinama: Undefiled change
Svabhava-sthita: Established in one's own nature
Svabhava-viruddha: Contradiction in nature
Svabhavanupalabdhi: Non-availability of the nature
Svadeha-parimana: The physical dimensions of the soul identical to those of its current body
Svadhyaya: Study--internal austerity.
  The study of the scriptures
Svahasta-kriya: undertaking to do by one's own hand, what should be done by others.
Svamitva: The knower
Svanuraktatvakarana: Sustaining object in its own form
Svapaka: The lowest class in Indian society
Svartha (anumana): For oneself (inference)
Svartha-vyavasiti: Definite cognition of the self
Svarupa: Form
Svarupa-pratiti: Indetermination of knowledge
Svarupa-prayuktavyabhicara: Characterised by the innate nature of the object
Svarupa-visesana: Indication of nature
Svasamaya: One's own doctrine
Svastika: Well-being; the stylized wheel of life
Svati: Tapering;
  like a snake-hole, broad in lower but short in the upper extremities, reverse of Nyag rodha parimandala.
Svetambara: White [cotton]-clad; name of Jaina sect whose mendicants wear white garments
Svetapata: A synonym for Svetambara
Syadvada: The doctrine of qualified assertion
Syat: From a particular point of view
  In some respect
Syatkara: Marked by syat
Sykladhyana: Pure concentration