A Catalogue of Sanskrit Manuscripts in the Library of the Deccan College, with an Index: Old Collection

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Deccan College, 1884 - Manuscripts - 61 pages
 

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Page 5 - Vrittis or comments on nine of the Angas of the Jainas. A long story is related as to how he was led to compose these commentaries. He had been afflicted with an incurable disease that rendered him unfit for any work of the kind ; but a certain deity appeared to him in a dream and directed him to go to Stambhanakapura (Cambay) where there was an image of ParsVanatha. He went there, bowed down before the image, and composed while standing the Namaskaradvatrim^ikS- or "thirty-two bows,
Page 17 - SIR, — I have the honour to submit a report of the work done in the several service-; under the supervision of this office during the fourteen months ending on the 31st December, 1898.
Page 6 - Jainism äs well äs to his particular sect. He wrote the Ganadhara-saptati for exorcising a man possesed by a ghost and also a Caccari on the precepts engraved by Jinavallabha on the walls of certain temples. He once went to Naravara and thence to Tribhuvanagiri where he preached the truth to king Kumärapäla, Bhänd.
Page 6 - Sr&vakas of the place the king granted a site for Jaina temples, and on a second visit Jinadatta laid the foundation stones. He made many converts to Jainism as well as to his particular sect. He wrote the Ganadharasaptati for exorcising a man possessed by a ghost and also a Chachchari on the precepts engraved by Jinavallabha on the walls of certain temples.

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