Dharmāmrta is a unique work which presents an authorized, scholarly and extensive advisement of rite and religion to be followed by the Sadhus class and Śrāvaka class in Digamber Jain tradition. Senior pandit Ashadhar (12-13th century) has written it in two parts respectively Anagāra Dharmāmrta and Sāgāra Dharmāmrta for the above two classes. Presented book 'Sāgāra Dharmāmrta' is second part of the Dharmāmrta book.
dr. jain has taken all their speculations into account to give a meaningful interoretation to the jaina concept of the non-absolute which he considers as the fundamental reality of the jaina system , beyond all theses , drstis and paksas like the madhyamika absolute that evades expressibility .
In the tradition of Pahud-books, the famous Acharya Amitagati of the tenth century, composed a great scripture, called 'Yogasāra-prābhṛta'. Pure self-thinking, meditation and theocracy are described thoroughly in 540 verses in this book. Author himself was a great Yogi. Therefore, through the creation, he is presented the accomplishment of self-realization, the actual nirvana path, asceticism or Samayakcharitra through concentrated the soul in simple terms, but is ornated from the flourished, knowledge-dignity in classical language.
this is a handy compendium of jainism for the general readers who is desirous of acquainting himself with the genesis , history and tradition , doctrine and philosophy , way of life and mode of worship , art , literature , and other cultural aspects of this ancient , but still flourishing religion of india .
Ācārya Kundakunda's 'Pañcāstikāya-sāra' in Prakrit, edited with translation and commentary by Prof. A. Chakravarti. It is a work of great authority for understanding the Jaina concepts of Ontology and Anekānta. Prof. Chakravarti's philosophical and historical introduction is valuable in as much as it explains the Jaina concepts in the perspective of western philosophy. The book has been presented to critical readers in its present form by Dr. A.N. Upadhye.