Glossary

Commentary
Type of termDefinition
TermCommentary
Alternative Termscommentaries, commentator, commentators
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Long Description

An essay explaining a text. Commentaries on the scriptures are common in the Jain tradition and there are various types, including the:

  • bālāvabodha
  • bhāṣya
  • cūrṇi
  • niryukti
  • ṭīkā.
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