Glossary

Ratna-traya
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TermRatna-traya
Alternative TermsRatnatraya, Guṇa-traya, Guṇatraya, Guna-traya, Gunatraya, Three Jewels, Three Gems, Triple gems, triple jewels
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The ‘three jewels’ that form the fundamentals of Jainism, without which spiritual progress is impossible. They are:

  • right faith – samyak-darśana
  • right knowledge – samyak-jñāna
  • right conduct – samyak-cāritra.
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