Following a request from Shree Saubhagbhai of Sayla, Shrimad Rajchandra composed the great Atma Sidhi Shastra in the town of Nadiad, Gujarat. The
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His full shhastra was Raichandbhai Ravjibhai Mehta. Retrieved from ” https: If the Jiva realises that its real atmasiddi is free from this dream state, then in a moment it wakes up and achieves Samyak darshan or right vision or perception and attaining right vision, it can quickly obtain liberation as its own real nature.
He can very easily see gujafati these six steps are the highest decisions of the human Soul. Guru points out that the since the knower knows the object like pots and pans, this knower is soul itself. It is the enjoyer of its actionslocated in the world of rebirth or emancipated liberated and has the intrinsic movement atmasjddhi. This chapter also discusses the absolute necessity of having an enlightened Guru and characteristics of such Guru.
The path that uproots the causes of bondage of karma and embodiment is the path of liberation. The verses 45 to 58 of this chapter explains the disciple’s doubts on the existence of the soul and the gurus clarification as to why the soul exists.
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Here I have briefly shown these six steps propounded by all-knowing saints—the steps which are the principal residence of Samyak darshan or right vision enlightenment of Jiva soul. Hence it is difficult to believe that soul is eternal and permanent.
Verses 34 to 42 discuss the attributes of a true seeker of self. It propounds six fundamental truths on soul which are also known shastrra satapada six steps. The part three ends Atmasiddhi with enlightenment of the disciple. He was born in Vavania Bandar, a shastrw in Saurashtra, Gujarat. Thus anyone who gives up strong opinions and viewpoints about various ideologies and follows the path enumerated above will attain liberation after a very few births.
They sometimes gather knowledge but do not act on it. The disciple then concludes that aymasiddhi was satisfied with the replies to his first five doubts and he would feel fortunate if guru dispels his last doubt on the true path of liberation.
Samyak darsana originates either intuitively by nature, that is, in the automatic course of affairs or through attainment that is, through external means like instruction etc. They are unable to recognise enlightened teacher and adopt a staunchly sectarian attitude. Such people select false gurus and confine themselves to external characteristics of the Jina. It begins with this verse: The disciples doubt gujsrati self as the author of its actions karma and guru’s explanation is discussed in verses 71 to The good and bad karmas since infinity is nothing but good and bad modes of the soul, which when uprooted results in liberation.
Shrimad enunciates the six fundamental truths in the letter.
Then, he propounds the six fundamental truths of the soul and in the second part clarifies each fundamental truth.
The two types of mohaniya karmas— Darshana mohaniya karman perception deluding and Charitra mohaniya karman Conduct deluding —can be destroyed by enlightenment and detachment. Shrimadji had studied various Jain scriptures and many great books written by Jain Acharyas. Even in various states sitting, walking, sleeping etc.
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By propounding the six fundamental truths or steps, Shrimadji basically summarized what ancient Jain philosophers had been saying in various texts. Gujarati Wikisource has original text related to this article: Shrimad further notes that: Buddhism Hinduism Islam Sikhism Non-creationism. According to the legend, when Sobhagyabha requested Shrimad, it was already night time. But since God does not influence the karma, it cannot bear fruit and hence soul does not bear its consequences.
Although it is in poetry form, zhastra is also known as Atma-siddhi Shastra as it enjoys a near-canonical status amongst the followers of Shrimad.
This departs slightly with the traditional Jain belief See Tattvarthasutra 1.
The verses 79 to 86 discuss the disciple’s doubt on whether the soul itself is the enjoyer and sufferer of the consequences and the gurus clarification on the same. The knowing capacity exists on account of presence of the soul. These six steps are totally true or correct, beyond all possible doubt, and this is indicated by the very atmasiddui person, Bhagawan Mahavira. Srimad notes that some people indulge simply in mindless rituals while others are only pedantic without any action—both believing theirs as the only true path.
Srimad then concludes by describing true teacher, true seeker and true religion.