Kasayapahuda

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Kāsāyapahuḍa
Kasaypahuda
Kāsāyapahuḍam
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ReligionJainism
AuthorGunabhadra
LanguagePrakrit
Period1st century AD

Kasayapahuda (Kāsāyapahuḍa) (also Kasayaprabhrta) is one of the oldest canonical text of the Digambara Jains. Another oldest canonical text, the Shatkhandagama was written about the same time.[1] Both these texts are held in high esteem by the Digambaras. Kasaya (passions) form the subject matter of Kasayapahuda.

Author[edit]

Kasayapahuda was written by Acharya Gunadhara in the 1st century A.D.[2][1]

Content[edit]

Kasayapahuda discusses the Jain doctrine of Karma.[1] The Kasayapahuda is written in verses only.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Jaina, Hīrālāla; Jaina, Dharmacandra (2002-01-01). Jaina Tradition in Indian Thought. p. 43. ISBN 9788185616841.
  2. ^ Jain, Laxmi Chandra (1982). Basic mathematics. p. 21.
  3. ^ ), Puṣpadanta (Acharya; Bhūtabali; ), Ashok Kumar Jain (Physicist (2004). Satkhandāgama: Jīvasthāna. p. xxvi-xxvii. ISBN 9788186957479.

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