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Sabala: Disfigured; offence
Sabda: Verbal testimony
Sabda (Kaladigata): Word
Sabda (Naya): The verbal
Sabdabhasa: The false verbal view-point
Sabdadyullekha: Mention of word etc.
Sabdallekha: Mention of word
Sabdanayabhasa: False point of view of word
Sachitta-tyaga: Abstinence from the flesh of conscious creatures.
Sacittatyaga-pratima: The fifth stage, in which a layman ceases to take certain vegetable life as food
Sad gunochchhadana: concealing the good qualities of others
Sada-mukta: Forever free of bondage
Saddharma-vrddhi: Increase in righteousness
Sadhana: Probans
Sadharana: Common body; Possessed and enjoyable by many souls as a potato.
Sadharana-vanaspati: Souls which exist together with many others in a common plant body
Sadharma avishamvada: Not disputing with one's co-religonists, as to "mine" and "thine".
Sadhu: Mendicant
Sadhu-Samadhi: Protecting and reassuring to saints or removing their troubles.
Sadhya: Probandum
Sadhya-dharma-visista: The object which is qualified by the quality to be proved
Sadhya-dharmadhara: The substratum of the quality to be proved
Sadhya-sadhana-bhava: Probaundum and probane relationship
Sadhyiji: A nun of the Svetambara or Sthanakavasi sect
Sadi: Having a beginning
Sadrsa: Similar
Sadrsya: Similarity
Sadrsya-jnana: Knowledge fo similarity
Sahabhavin: Simultaneous
Sahacara: Futile invention
Sahacaranupalabdhi: Non-availability of one which is simultaneous
Sahasa: putting down a thing hurriedly
Sakala-pratyaksa: Perfect perception
Sakaladatti: Transference of property prior to renunciation
Sakaladesa: Full statement
Sakara: Having a form
Sallekhana: Ritual death by fasting
Sallekhanavrata: The decision to perform sallekhana
Samabhirudha (Naya): Subtle
Samabhirudhabhasa: False subtle view
Samachaturasra: Symmetrical; perfect symmetry all round.
Samadana-kriya: tendency to neglect vows, after having taken them.
Samadhi-marana: Death while in meditation
Samanadhikaranya: Co-existence
Samanaska: Endowed with the mental capacity Possessed of mind
Samantanupatana-kriya: Answering call of nature in a place frequented by men, women or animals.
Samanya: Generality
Samanya-guna: Common Attributes
Samanyalaksana pratyasatti: Relatonship of generalisation
Samarambha: Preparation for a thing: i.e. collecting materials for it. Compare in
Criminal Law the conduct of the criminal before committing the offence.
Samarthana: Corroboration
Samarthana-nyaya: Acceptance of the propriety of the cause
Samarthyapratibandha: Non-hindrance in capability
Samavasarana: Holy assembly of the Jina
Samavayi-dravya-sabda: Word indicating a collection
Samaya: Moment
Samayika: Attaining equanimity; fusion with the true self
Taking a vow to devote so much time eveyday, once, twice or three times, at sunrise, sunset, and noon for contemplation of the self for spiritual advancement. Worship--self-contemplation and purifying one's ideas and emotions.
Samayika-caritra: Avoiding all evil actions, identical to the assumption of the five mahavratas
Samayika-pratima: The third stage of practicing samayika
Samayika-samyama: A synonym for samayika-caritra
Samayikavrata: Cultivation of equanimity; the second of the siksavratas
Sambandha: Relationship
Sambandha (Kaladigata): Relationship
Sambandhin: Which are related
Samgha: Order of monks, nuns, laymen, and laywomen
Samgha-pati: Leader of lay community
Samghata: Aggregation
Samgraha (Naya): Generic
Samgrahabhasa: False generic point of view
Samgrahika (Naigama): Generic
Samhanana: Bones, muscle, etc.
Samhata-pararthatva: Collection, meant for others
Samiti: (Self-) regulation
Samjni: Able to think abstractly about spiritual matters
Samjvalana: Perfect conduct preventing
This is th slightest degree of passion and co-exists with self-restraint of a high order.
Subtle passions which are removed as one progresses from the sixth to the twelfth gunasthana
Samkalpaja-himsa: Intentional, premeditated violence
Samkramana: Energy that contributes to the differentiation or transformation of karmas
Sampada: Qualifications (of an acarya)
Sampurna-naigama: Full non-distinguished
Samrambha: Determination to do a thing - compare intention for an offence in Criminal Law.
Samsara: Cycle of transmigration
Mudane Life
Samsara anupreksha: Mudaneness. Soul moves in the cycle of existences and cannot attain true happiness till he is out of it.
Samsarga (Kaladigata): Contact
Samsargin: Which comes in contact
Samsari-jiva: Mundane soul
Samsaya: Doubt
Samshaya: Doubt, scepticism, hesitaion, e.g., as to path of Liberation
Samskara: Latent mental trace
Samskara-prabodha: Awakening of the latent impression
Samskaras: Sacred rites
Samsthana: Figure; figure of the body.
Samsthanavicaya: Contemplation of the structure of the universe
Samudayavada: Collective
Samudghata: Bursting forth; expansion of the soul to the limits of the loka-akasa
Samudita: Jointly
Samvara: Spiritual path; the stoppage of karmic influx
Stoppageof Inflow
The stoppage of inflow of karmic matter into the soul.
Samvara anupreksha: Stoppage. The inflow must be stopped.
Samvatsari: Annual ceremony of public confession
Samvega: The apprhension of the miseries of the world.
Samvyavahara: Transaction
Samvyavaharika: Empirical (intuition)
Samvyavaharika-pratyaksa: Direct perception, in the conventional sense
Samyag mithyatva (mishra): Right-wrong belief
Mixed wrong and right belief.
Samyag-darsana: Right faith
Samyag-drsti: Right vision
Samyag-jnana: Right cognition
Samyak Right
Samyak-caritra: Right conduct
Samyak-darsana: Correct view of reality
True spiritual insight
Faith in the teachings of the Jina
Samyak-drsti: Right vision
Samyak-jnana: Right knowledge
Samyak-mithyatva: A state of transition in which both correct and incorrect views are present
Samyaka adana nikshepa samiti: Right care in lifting and laying.
Samyaka bhasha samiti: Right care in speaking.
Samyaka eshana samiti: Right care in eating.
Samyaka irya samiti: Right care in walking.
Samyaka utsarga Samiti: Right care in excreting.
Samyaktva: Authenticity
Right Understanding
Samyaktva Prakriti: Primary attribute of the soul, manifests itself at the subsidence or destruction of this sub-class.
Samyaktva-kriya: Activities which strengthens right belief: e.g., worship, etc.
Samyogi-dravya-sabda: Word indicating a union
Sandeha: Doubt
Sandigdha-vipaksa-vrttika (Hetvabhasa): Whose existence in the heterologous is doubtful
Sangha: The Saints' brotherhoods.
Sangraha-naya: Synthetic view
Sanjna (Aksarasruta): Script
Sanjna-sanjni-sambandha: Relationship of word and its meaning
Sanjnin (Srutajnana): Discursive
Sanka-matra-vighataka: Being a remover of the doubt in general
Sankalana: Synthetic judgment
Sankalanatmaka: Synthetic
Sankhya: Number
Sankhyatanu-Vargana: Numerable-atoms-molecule
Sankita: Doubtful
Sannikarsa: Approximity
Santara-Shunya-Vargana: Inter-non-inter-indifferent molecule
Santara-Vargana: Inter-non-inter molecule
Sapaksa: Homologous instance
Saparyavasita (Srutajnana): Having end
Sapindikarana: A ritual connected with offering of food to the Manes
Sapta-bhangi-naya: The sevenfold predication
Saptabhanga: Seven aspects
Saptabhangi: Seven-fold statement
Saptapadi: That portion of the Hindu wedding ceremony in which the couple takes seven steps around the fire
Saraga-samyama: self-control with slight attachment; etc.
Sarage-samyama: Self-control with slight attachment found in monks only.
Sarana: Refuge
Sarira Body
Sarva-virata: Attainment of sarva-virati; the sixth gunasthana
Sarva-virati: Total restraint of a mendicant
Sarvajna: An omniscient being; a synonym for kevalin
Sasana-devata: Guardian spirits
Sastra: Scripture
Sasvadana: State of "mixed taste"; the second gunasthana
Sat: Being
Sat-jiva-nikaya: The six kinds of living beings, namely, the five ekendriyas and the trasa
Sata-vedaniya: Pleasure-feeling; that which brings pleasure.
Sata-vendaniya: Pleasure-bearing feeling karmic matter
Sata, Satavedaniya: Experience of pleasure
Satpratipaksa: Inconclusive reason
Satrsanac: Continuous participles
Sattadvaita: Non-duality of the existence
Sattveshu: Living beings.
Satya: Truth
Satya mana: True mind
Satya-vachana: Truthfull speech
Satya-Vrata: The vow to abstain from lying
Savicara: Accompanied by applied thinking
Savipaka: The ripening of fruit by itself.
Savipaka-nirjara: The natural maturing of a karma and its separation from the soul.
Sayoga-kevalin: A kevalin still possessed of the activities of body, speech, and mind; the thirteenth gunasthana
Shaktitas-tapa: The practice of austerities, according to one's capacity.
Shaktitas-tyaga: Giving to others, gift of knowledge, food, medicine, etc., according to one's capacity.
Shalya: A thorn; a blemish.
Sharira: The body.
Shaucha: contentmant
Shiksha-vratas: Four vows relating to meditation in the morning, noon, and evening, to keeping fast on certain days, and to his duty of daily giving charity in the form of knowledge, medicine, comfort, and food.
Shila: Restrictions
Shila vrateshvanatichara: Faultless observance of the Five Vows, and faultless subdual of the passions. Shita``Cold.
Shoka: Sorrow
Shruta: Scriptures
Shruta-jnanavarana: Scriptural-knowledge-obscuring.
Shubha: Beautiful (body)
Shukla: White.
Siddha: A liberated soul; a kevalin freed from all activities whatsoever
Liberated soul
The Realised Soul
Siddha sadhana: The means to prove
Siddha-gati: The destiny of the siddha
Siddha-loka: The permanent abode of the siddha; a synonym for isat-pragbhara-bhumi
Siddhanta: Doctrine
Siddhi: Yogic power
Siksavratas: Vows of spiritual descipline
Sila: Conduct
Silpa: Handcrafts
Skandha: Aggregate
Smarana: Recollection
Smrta: Remembered
Smrti: Memory
Smrti-jnanavarana: Knowledge-obscuring karman of memory
Snapana: The ceremony of sprinkling or bathing the Jina-image
Snigdha: Smooth.
Snigdha-ruksatva: Moisture and dryness (of atoms)
Soka: Sorrow
Sparsa: Touch
Sparsha: Touch
Sparshana-kriya: Frivolous indulgence in touching.
Spasta: Obvious
Spastata: Clarity
Sraddha: Faith
Offering of food to the Manes
Sramana: A non-Vedic mendicant, usually a Jaina or a Buddhist
Sramanabhuta: A novice about to become a mendicant
Sramanopasaka: A disciple of the ascetics; a synonym for sravaka
Sravaka: A layman; a synonym for upasaka and sramanopasaka
Sravaka-pratima: The eleven stages of the path of the layman; a synonym for upasaka-pratima
Sravakacara: Book of the layman's discipline
Sreni Ladder:
Srotra: Ear
Sruta: Scriptural (cognition)
The oral tradition of Jaina scripture
Sruta-pancami: The "scripture-fifth," a Jaina holiday
Srutajnana: Knowledge derived from instruction and reasoning
Srutanusarana: Basing on word
Srutanusarin: Based on word
Srutanusaritva: Based on word
Srutopayoga: Conscious activity towards verbal thinking
Stava: Hymn of praise
Steya: Theft.
Sthana: Situation.
Sthanakavasi: Dwellers in halls; name of a Jaina sect whose members do not worship in temples
Sthapana: Replacement
Sthapana: Ritual act of asking a monk to stop for alms
Sthapanacarya: Sacred objects used as a substitute for a teacher
Sthapanajina: Symbol of Jina
Sthapanajiva: Image symbol of soul
Sthapanendra: Symbol of Indra
Sthavara: Immobile beings, such as plants Immobile, with bodies having one sense only, i.e., the sense of touch.
Sthavira: Elder
Elder (of the monastaries)
Sthavirakalpin: A monk who lives in an ecclesiastical community
Sthira: Steady (circulation of blood, bile, etc.).
Sthitapaksatva: Real doctrine
Sthiti: Duration
Sthiti karana: To help oneself or others to remain steady in the path of truth.
Sthtikarana: Acting to promote the stability of another's faith in the Jaina path
Stotra: A philosophical hymn
Stri-Katha: Women
Strimukti: Attainment of moksa in a female incarnation
Striraga-katha-shravana tyaga: Renouncing of(reading or) hearing stories exciting attachment for women
Striveda: Feminine inclination.
Sexual cravings for a male
Stupa: Reliquary mound
Styanagriddhi: Somnambulism.
Styanarddhi-nidra: Somnambulism
Subhaga: Amiable; amaiable personality, even though not beautiful.
Suddha dravya: Pure existence of the substance
Suddhi: Purity
Sudra: A member of the fourth caste
Sugamdha: Sweet-smelling; fragrant.
Sukha: Bliss
Sukha-vedana: Feeling of happiness
Sukla: White
Sukla-lesya: Luminous white karmic stain
Sukshma: Fine (body) uncuttable and all-pervasive.
Sukshma Nigoda-Vargana: Fine-common-body-molecule
Suksma-samparaya: The state of having only the subtle passions; the tenth gunasthana
Suksmakriya-anivartin: The state of subtle movement
Sunyagara: Residence in a solitary place, like a mountain or cave, etc.
Susama: Happy
Susama-dusama: More happy than unhappy
Susama-susama: Extremely happy
Susvara: Sweet-voiced, musical.
Sutra Style:
Aphoristic mode of presentation; the canonical scriptures
Suya-nana: Scriptural knowledge
Sva sharira sanskara-tyaga: Renouncing of beautifying one's own body; self-adornment.
Sva-dravya: Specific being, location, time, and state, respectively of oneself
Sva-para-vyavasayin: Definiitive cognition of the self and others
Sva-samviditva: Self-illuminating
Svabhava: Own nature
Svabhava-parinama: Undefiled change
Svabhava-sthita: Established in one's own nature
Svabhava-viruddha: Contradiction in nature
Svabhavanupalabdhi: Non-availability of the nature
Svadeha-parimana: The physical dimensions of the soul identical to those of its current body
Svadhyaya: Study--internal austerity.
The study of the scriptures
Svahasta-kriya: undertaking to do by one's own hand, what should be done by others.
Svamitva: The knower
Svanuraktatvakarana: Sustaining object in its own form
Svapaka: The lowest class in Indian society
Svartha (anumana): For oneself (inference)
Svartha-vyavasiti: Definite cognition of the self
Svarupa: Form
Svarupa-pratiti: Indetermination of knowledge
Svarupa-prayuktavyabhicara: Characterised by the innate nature of the object
Svarupa-visesana: Indication of nature
Svasamaya: One's own doctrine
Svastika: Well-being; the stylized wheel of life
Svati: Tapering;
like a snake-hole, broad in lower but short in the upper extremities, reverse of Nyag rodha parimandala.
Svetambara: White [cotton]-clad; name of Jaina sect whose mendicants wear white garments
Svetapata: A synonym for Svetambara
Syadvada: The doctrine of qualified assertion
Syat: From a particular point of view
In some respect
Syatkara: Marked by syat
Sykladhyana: Pure concentration
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