The Sālibhadra-Dhanna-Carita
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Pages: 573
Authors: Matisāra
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Eisenbrauns

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This book provides information on the two main sectarian traditions of Jainism, the Śvetāmbaras and Digambaras, from their early history to the present. It also includes information on various reform movements withing these two traditions. The dictionary section contains more than 450 individual entries with technical terms, mendicant lineages, mendicant
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Pages: 368
Authors: Paul Dundas
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This monograph aims to close the gap in our knowledge of the nature and pace of grammatical change during the formative period of today's Indo-Aryan languages. During the 6th-12th c. the gradual erosion of the synthetic morphology of Old Indo-Aryan resulted ultimately in the remodelling of its syntax in the
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