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Publication information

Is a Manuscript an Object or a Living Being?: Jain Views on the Life and Use of Sacred Texts
Nalini Balbir
Kristina Myrvold
Journal or book or series
The Death of Sacred Texts: Ritual Disposal and Renovation of Texts in World Religions
Publication details
Ashgate; 2010; Aldershot, Hampshire UK

Pages 107 to 124

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Theme Article
Principles Sacred writings
Śvetāmbara canon
Practices Festivals of knowledge


Title Folio number
Jnātadharma-kathā (Prakrit d. 4) All folios
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