Ācārya Nemichandra's Dravyasaṃgraha: With Authentic Explanatory Notes

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Vikalp Printers, 2013 - Jaina philosophy - 216 pages
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 Dravyasamgraha is one of the finest classical Jaina texts, composed by His Holiness Acarya  Nemichandra (c. 10th century CE). It deals primarily with the Realities (tattvas) that contribute to world process. The conduct required for attaining the ultimate goal of liberation follows from the knowledge of these Realities. Both, the transcendental and the empirical points of view, have been considered while explaining the nature of substances, souls and non-souls.

It will be of much use to scholars worldwide interested in pursuing the study of Jaina epistemology.

 

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Excellent compilation of profound literature on Jainism in English language. It is perhaps due to the auspicious blessings of Acharya Vidyanandji that such a work has come to light. Highly useful for the new generation.

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About the author (2013)

 Having had his schooling from Mhow and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Vijay K. Jain did his graduation in Electronics Engineering from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and Post-Graduation in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Mr. Jain had earlier been associated, as a visiting faculty teaching marketing management and entrepreneurship, with several institutions including National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), and University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee). He is an Ex-President of Dehradun Management Association.

He has written/edited several books:

Marketing Management for Small Units’, ‘Jain Dharma: Mangal Parichaya’, ‘From IIM-Ahmedabad to Happiness’, ‘Acharya Umasvami’s Tattvarthsutra, with Hindi and English Translation’, ‘Acharya Kundkund’s Samayasara, with Hindi and English Translation', ‘Shri Amritchandra Suri’s Purushartha Siddhyupaya - Realization of the Pure Self - with Hindi and English Translation' and 'Acarya Nemichandra's Dravyasamgraha - with Authentic Explanatory Notes'.

He is the proprietor of Vikalp Printers, a high-end printing and publishing firm, based in Dehradun.

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