Pravin K. Shah
Jain Study Center of
literature, which was compiled by Ganadharas and Srut-kevlis, is known as
Agam literature. These texts are the Holy Scriptures of the Jain religion.
Sutras show great reverence for all forms of life and strict codes of
vegetarianism, asceticism, nonviolence, and opposition to war.
existing Agam Sutras are accepted as the authentic preaching of Lord
Mahavir by the Swetambar sects, but the Digambar sect does not accept them
Digambars follow two main text and four Anuyogs written by great Acharyas
(scholars) from 100 to 1000 AD as the basis for their religious philosophy
literature, which is not classified as Agam Sutras, is known as non‑agam