Adarsha Sadhu

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 2, 2014 - Religion - 206 pages
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First published in 1934, as the second edition of a 1922 original, this book presents a biographical study of the life and work of the renowned Jain monk Vijaya Dharma Suri. The text can be regarded as an important contribution to the literature surrounding Jainism, providing an insight into the life of one who 'held a position of great distinction and influence among the Jain community'. Also containing illustrative figures, this book will be of value to anyone with an interest in perspectives on Jainism and Indian religion.
 

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Contents

Introductory
1
General ConsiderationsI
7
General Considerations11
11
Birth and Early Years
20
Renunciation
23
Preparation for a Great Mission
28
Commencement of a Triumphal Tour
31
The Yashovijaya J aina Pathashala at Benares
35
Jainism Ancient and Modern Re vival of Jain Learning and Culture The End and the Means
90
Dr Sylvain LÚvi and the Jain Monk
94
Last Days and Death
100
Retrospect
107
Funeral
111
Appreciation and Judgment of Friends
115
Memorial at Shivpuri
124
The ViraTattvaPrakashaka Man dala
131

The Monk at the Court of the Maharaja of Benares
40
The Sanatana Dharma Mahasabha at Allahabad
44
Pilgrimage to the J aina Tirthas of Bihar
51
Mission in Bengal
60
Consecration of Monks
64
Shastravisharada J ainacharya
68
Success and its Secret
74
The Jain Kcharya and Western Scholars
78
The Kcharya in the Capital of the Western Presidency
85
The Life of the Monk and its Lessons
142
Vijaya Dharma Sfiri as a Monk a Scholar and a Preacher
145
Literary Activity of the Monk and its Results
151
The Man and his Message
157
The Inner Life of the Sage
169
Quest and Conquest
174
ConclusionAn Ideal Monk
181
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