01. नमस्कार मंगल सूत्र - NAMASKAR MANGAL SUTRA
01. Namaskära Mangal Sutra
Namo loe savva-sähunam.
Eso pancha-namukkäro, Savva-päva-ppanäsano;
Mangalänam cha savvesim, Padhamam havai mangalam.
01. General Meaning
I bow to the Arihantas (Tirthankars) who have reached enlightenment by conquering or eliminating all their Kashaya (vices) such as anger, ego, deceit, greed, and inner weaknesses, who have attained infinite knowledge, vision, bliss, and power and have shown the path to the lay people that brings the cycle of birth, life, and death to an end.
I bow to the Siddhas or liberated souls that have attained the state of perfection and immortality after the attainment of Keval-Jnäna and after completing their current duration of life, thereby achieving total freedom from all karma. In this way they have completely ended the cycle of birth, life, and death.
By destroying all 8 types of karmas Siddhas acquire 8 unique attributes of their soul. They are as follows:
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