Glossary

Prakīrṇaka-sūtra
Type of termDefinition
TermPrakīrṇaka-sūtra
Alternative TermsPrakīrṇaka-sūtras, Prakīrṇakasūtra, Prakīrṇakasūtras, Prakīrṇaka, Prakīrṇakas, Prakirnakasutra, Prakirnaka, Prakeernakasutra, Prakeernaka, Prakeernakasutr, Miscellaneous Texts
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Long Description

A rather flexible class of Śvetāmbara scriptures, which not all Jains believe to be canonical. Several texts deal with sallekhanā or fasting unto death.

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