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Uttaradhyayana

Uttaradhyayana
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ReligionJainism
LanguagePrakrit
A King and a Monk (recto); Text (verso); Folio from an Uttaradhyayanasutra, LACMA AC1993.225.1

Uttaradhyayana or Uttaradhyayana Sutra is one of the most important sacred books of the Svetambras Jains. It consists of 36 chapters, each of which deals with aspects of Jain doctrine and discipline.It is believed by some to contain the actual words of Mahavira.

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  • Cort, John E. (22 March 2001), Jains in the World : Religious Values and Ideology in India: Religious Values and Ideology in India, USA: Oxford University Press
  • Dundas, Paul (2002) [1992], The Jains (Second ed.), Routledge, ISBN 0-415-26605-X
  • Singh, Upinder (2016), A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century, Pearson, ISBN 978-81-317-1677-9