The Epitome of Queen L_l_vat_
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—NamarupaThe second volume of Jina·ratna's thirteenth-centuryThe Epitome of Queen Lilávaticompletes his story. Embodied souls undergo all too human adventures in a succession of lives, As they advance to final release. The primary purpose of Jain narrative literature was to edify lay people through amusement; consequently the stories are racy, and in some cases the moralizing element is rather tenuous.Co-published by New York University Press And The JJC Foundation
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Sanskrit alphabetical order
THE EPITOME OF QUEEN LILAVATI
THE SENSE OE TASTE 27
THE SENSE OF SMELL
THE SENSE OF SIGHT
THE SENSE OF HEARING
THE FIVE GREAT MEN
REVEREND DOCTOR KING SIMHA
REVEREND DOCTOR SAMARASENA
KIJSUMASHEKHARA AND ViMALASENA
KULAMRIGANKA AND SUSHENA
OMNISCIENCE AND FINAL LIBERATION
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