By Vijay K. Jain
Keywords: Jainism; Siddha; Liberation; Meditation; Pure Self; Karma; Three Jewels; Happiness, Health, Wealth.
Foreword: Acarya 108 Vidyanand Muni
Language: Sanskrit, English
ISBN 10: : 8190363964
Open Library: OL25425788M
Published 2014 by Vikalp Printers, Dehradun, India
About the book:
Istopadesa by Acarya Pujyapada is a concise work of 51 didactic verses leading the reader from the empirical to the transcendental, from the mundane to the sublime, through an experiential process of self-realization, rather than through a metaphysical study of the soul-nature.
Concise but deep in import, Istopadesa unambiguously establishes the glory of the Self. It is an essential reading for the ascetic. The householder too who ventures to study it stands to benefit much as the work establishes the futility of the worldly objects and pursuits, and strengthens right faith, the basis for all that is good and virtuous.