JAINISM SIMPLIFIED




CONCEPT


DESCRIPTION
Navkar Mantra -- The most fundamental Jain prayer.
Nav Tattvas -- Jainism's fundamental concepts.
Kalpsutra -- Holy Books.
Gati -- State of existence of life.
Ahimsa -- Non-Violence.
Kalchakra -- Jain Time Cycle.
Nav Pad -- The nine elements or positions for meditation.
Panch Indriya -- Five Senses.
Kashaya -- Passions.
Ghati Karmas -- Destructive karmas.
Aghati Karmas -- Non-destructive karmas.
Leshya -- States of mind.
Bhavnas -- Contemplation or Meditation.
Jiva -- Soul.
Pancha Mahavrat -- Five Vows.
Tap -- Austerity.
Charitra -- Character.
Pratikraman -- Jain rituals.
Dharma -- Way of Life, Nature of a Jiva/Thing.
Six Dravya -- Six Substances.
14 Pledges -- 14 simple vows for householder.
14 Gunasthanak -- 14 Stages of Development of a soul.
45 Agams -- Lord's Knowledge.