Pancastikayasara

Pañcastikayasara (en: the essence of reality), is an ancient Jain text authored by Acharya Kundakunda.[1] Kundakunda explains the Jain concepts of dravya (substance) and Ethics. The work serves as a brief version of the Jaina philosophy. There are total 180 verses written in Prakrit language.[2] The text is about five (panch) āstikāya, substances that have both characteristics, viz. existence as well as body.

Pancastikayasara
Pancastikayasara
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ReligionJainism
AuthorKundakunda
Period1st century B.C.
Verses180