Article: Leśyā

Contributed by Shruti Malde

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The Āryā Stanzas of the Uttarajjhāyā: Contributions to the Text History and Interpretation of a Canonical Jaina Text
Ludwig Alsdorf
Abhandlungen der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Klasse series; volume 2
Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz; Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany; 1966

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Leśyā Kośa: Cyclopaedia of leśyā
Mohanlāla Bāṇṭhiyā and Śricanda Coraṛiyā
Jaina Vishaya-Kośa granthamālā series
Mohanlāla Bāṇṭhiyā; Calcutta, West Bengal, India; 1966

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History and doctrines of the Ājīvikas: a vanished Indian religion
Arthur L. Basham
Luzac; London, UK; 1951

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‘The Doctrine of the Colours of Souls in the Mahābhārata: Its Characteristics and Implications’
V. M. Bedekar
Annals of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute
volume 48–49
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; 1968

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‘The Colours of the Soul and the Origin of Karmic Eschatology’
Erik Af Edholm
On the Meaning of Death: Essays on Mortuary Rituals and Eschatological Beliefs
edited by Sven Cederroth, Claes Corlin and Jan Lindström
Uppsala Studies in Cultural Anthropology series; volume 8
Upsaliensis Academiae; Uppsala and Stockholm, Sweden; 1988

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Doctrine of Karman in Jain Philosophy
Helmuth von Glasenapp
translated by G. Barry Gifford
edited by Hiralal R. Kapadia
Asian Humanities Press; Fremont, California, USA; 2003

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Gommaṭsāra: Jīvakāṇḍa
Nemicandra Siddhantacakravartin
translated and edited by J. L. Jaini assisted by Sital Prasada
Sacred Books of the Jains series; volume 5
Today and Tomorrow's Printers; New Delhi, India; 1927

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Illustrated Uttarādhyayana Sutra
edited by Pravarttak Shri Mamar Muniji Maharaj, Amar Muni and Srichand Surana 'Saras'
Illustrated Agam series; volume 1
Padma Prakashan and Shree Diwakar Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1993

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Jainendra Siddhānta Kośa
Jinendra Varṇi
volume 38
Bhāratīya Jñānapītha Publication; New Delhi, India; 2003

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The Jaina Path of Purification
Padmanabh S. Jaini
University of California Press; Berkeley, California USA; 1979

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Die Kosmographie der Inder: nach den Quellen dargestellt
Willibald Kirfel
Georg Olms; Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany; 1967

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Samayasāra of Śrī Kundakunda
Kundakunda
translated by Appaswami Chakravarti
edited by A. N. Upadhye
Bhāratīya Jñānapītha Mūrtidevī Jaina granthamālā: English series; volume 1
Bhāratīya Jñānapīṭha; Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, India; 1971

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‘The Concept of Leśyā in Jaina Literature’
Shruti Malde
Jaina Studies: Newsletter of the Centre of Jaina Studies
edited by Peter Flügel
Centre of Jaina Studies, SOAS; London, UK; March 2011

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‘Karma and Rebirth in Early Buddhism’
James P. McDermott
Karma and Rebirth in Classical Indian Tradition
edited by Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty
University of California Press; Berkeley, California, USA; 1980

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Manuscript Illustrations of the Uttarādhyayana Sūtra
W. Norman Brown
American Oriental series; volume 21
American Oriental Society; New Haven, Connecticut USA; 1941

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‘Evolution of the Jaina Theory of Leśyā’
Suzuko Ohira
Jain Journal
volume 13–14
1978–80

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Paṇṇavaṇāsuttaṃ
edited by Muni Puṇyavijaya, Dalsukh Mālvaṇiā and Amritlāl Mohanlāl Bhojak
Jaina Agamas series; volume 9: 1 and 9: 2
Mahāvīra Jaina Vidyālaya; Bombay, Maharashtra, India; 1971–1972

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The Doctrine of the Jainas: Described after the Old Sources
Walther Schubring
translated by Wolfgang Bühlen
edited by Satya Ranjan Banerjee
Lala Sunder Lal Jain Research series; volume 15
Motilal Banarsidass; New Delhi, India; 2000

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That Which Is: Tattvārtha Sūtra
Umāsvāti / Umāsvāmi
translated by Nathmal Tatia
Sacred Literature series
International Sacred Literature Trust in association with Harper Collins; London, UK; 1994

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‘On the literal meaning of leśyā’
Kyōshu Tsuchihashi
Indologica Taurinensia
edited by Nalini Balbir and Colette Caillat
volume 11
International Association of Sanskrit Studies; 1983

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'Uttarâdhyayana Sûtra'
translated and edited by Hermann Jacobi
Jaina Sutras Part II: Uttarâdhyayana Sûtra and Sûtrakritâṅga
Sacred Books of the East series; series editor F. Max Müller; volume 45
Clarendon Press; Oxford, England UK; 1895

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‘Colours of the Soul: By-Products of Activity or Passions?’
Kristi L. Wiley
Philosophy East and West
edited by Kim Skoog
volume 50: 3
University of Hawai'i Press; 2000

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Historical Dictionary of Jainism
Kristi L. Wiley
Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements series; series editor Jon Woronoff; volume 53
Scarecrow Press; Maryland, USA; 2004

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‘The Significance of adhyavasāya in Jain Karma Theory’
Kristi L. Wiley
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online)
edited by Peter Flügel
volume 7: 3
Centre of Jaina Studies, SOAS; London, UK; 2011

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Philosophies of India
Heinrich Zimmer
edited by Joseph Campbell
Motilal Banarsidass; New Delhi, India; 1990

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