Jaina Sutras: Part I & II By Hermann Jacobi
Jaina Sutras: Part I & II is holy book of jain religion regenrated by Hermann Jacobi, published in 1884.
A translation of the sacred Jaina Sutras. The first volume contains The Akaranga Sutra and The Kalpa Sutra, and the second volume contains The Uttaradhyayana Sutra and The Sutrakritanga Sutra.
The Akaranga Sutra outlines rules for Jain monks. Most notably it describes steps which monks must take to avoid harming other living beings, including the microscopic life forms which the ancient Jains believed pervaded the universe. The Kalpa sutra contains a biography of the founder of Jainism, Mahavira, as well as other founders of the religion, and a list of the successive Jain leaders.
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