Overview for Acharya Yati Vrishabha's Tiloya pannatti (In 2 Volumes)
The volumes present an English translation of the work Tiloyapannatti which is an important Jaina work on the cosmos. They give the original verses in Sanskrit along with their translation. The work by Acharya Yati Vrishabha who flourished between the fifth and seventh centuries AD describes the different type of universe: their shape, size, extent, area and change of periods. The gathas of the chapters describe regions of dwellings of celestial beings, number of gods reincarnating and death in one samaya, and the nature of mansion dwelling gods. With many diagrams, they also contain eulogies of Tirthankaras and a detailed account of Jain mythologies.
Dashrath Jain (Translator)
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P C Jain (Translator)
P.C. Jain obtained his Master's degree in economics, History and Political Science from Agra University, and Ph.D. on the History of the Hindu Society in Pre-mutiny nineteenth century. He is a versatile genius and widely-read scholar. He is head of the Department of History in a P.G. College of the Rohilkhand University. Dr. Jain has contributed many articles to reputed journals. He has attended various state and national conferences on social sciences. He is widely travelled and has minutely studied the life and manners of the people of different places from a sociological as well as historical point of view. At present he is engaged in rewriting the regional and social history of the present state of Uttar Pradesh.