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subsidiary scriptural writings containing commentaries and eulogistic works praising Jain leaders and saints, as well as the Great Renunciation and Enlightenment of Mahavira; accepted by Svetambara Jains
a conqueror or victor; one who has attained enlightenment or infinite insight. this word is the ROOT from which the work Jainism is derived. It may also be used as a synonym for tirthankara5
the substance that contaminates a person's soul as the consequence of evil deeds, causing the soul to sink in the universe and on the scale of existence7
the title(and name) of the founder of Jainism, meaning 'great one'; also known as Vardhamana9
a village near the site of Mahavira's death; one of the most holy places to Jains and hence the goal of pilgrimages12
In Jain mythology, the first cow; considered to be one of the original treasures to appear on earth15
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