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Jaina Sutra Sutrakritanga

K.L. Chanchreek (Editor) M.K. Jain (Editor)
Synopsis Sutrakritnga is the second Anga among the Jaina Canonical Literature and popularity known as a guide for young monks. This Sutra is mainly to fortify the initiated monks against the heretical opinions of alien teachers, to confirm them in the right faith and to lead them to the highest good an ethical values. Besides the refutation of heretical doctrines, this Sutra concentrates in what manner a monk is supposed to lead a holy life overcoming the difficulties specially the various temptations thrown in his way, the punishment of the unholy and the praise of Tathagata Mahavira as the standard of righteousness. This is basically a handy reference book on Sramana culture. Sutrakritange was translated into English by Prof. Hermann Jacobi originally from prakrit language and edited and published by Prof. F. max Muller during the last decade of the 19th century, under the Sacred Books of the east series. Since then this publication has gained world wide fame.
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About the authors

K.L. Chanchreek

K.L. Chanchreek is a great scholar and Indologist, academician and cultural activist, linquist and folklorist, poet and litteratueur, biographer and bibliographer. Born in delhi (1933) and educated at Agra, Delhi and Punjab Universities (1952-1957), he served in various capacities under the Government of India as Research Assistant, Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology and later Member, Experts Advisory Committee, Chief Librarian, M/o Commerce and Industry, General Manager, Modern Food Industries (A govt. of India Undertaking) Chief Editor, Collected Works of Dr. Ambedkar (Dr. Ambedkar Foundatioin, Govt. of India), and Academic Adviser, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar School of Social Sciences, Bundelkhand University. He has edited several literary and social journals. He has also written an compited books and research publications on a wide range of subjects like Jainology, Buddism, literature, library and information science folklore, Dalit movement, international nad current affairs as well as on national leaders. He has nearly four dozen titles to his credit both in Hindi and English brought out by the leading publishers and Government departments.

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M.K. Jain

Dr. M.K. Jain. M.A., M.Com., Ph.D. (Eco) is Born in Rohtak (1950) and educated at Agra and Meerut University, Dr. Jain has written and complited several works on various disciplines e.g. Jainism, Management, Research methodology, Modern Indian history and literature both in Hindi and English, as co-author. He has expertise on print media and associated with several cultura, literry and social organizations.

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Bibliographic information

Title Jaina Sutra Sutrakritanga
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183291411
length viii+195p., References; Index; 23cm.