PrashamRati Prakaran

प्रशमरति प्रकरण

This amazing granth has been written by Pujya Acharya Shri Umaswatiji who also wrote Tatvartha Sutra. This granth is in sanskrit language. It has 317 gathas in Aarya chhand.This granth has an equal balance of tatvagyan, manobhav and pariniti. This granth has 3 criticisms. The 1st critic is unknown, the second critic is Pujya Acharya Shri Haribadrasurishvarji maharajsaheb. The 3rd is a short commentary. It is due to this granth that the idea of Shrutbhavan was constructed,that is why this granth is very important. When gurudev was studying this granth in A.D 2008 there was a curiosity created in minds of Bharatbhai,Kiritbhai and Nalinbhai. In this way the idea of Shrutbhavan was constructed. The speciality of this edit is that it is edited on the basis of 700 years old copy. Many letters of this copy were destroyed during the Mughal attacks. Pandit Hemsagargani had a torn copy of it. Pandit Punyamerugani completed the copy with the help of the torn copy. This granth is also examined by Param Pujya Acharya dev Shri Munichandra Surishvarji Maharaj Saheb.

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Sarva Siddhanth Stava

सर्वसिद्धांत स्तव

This shashtra contains only 45 gathas which offers praises for 45 Aagamas. The speciality of this shashtra is it is symbol of vast knowledge, unity and intellectual integrity of the former Acharya bhagwants. Pujya Acharya Bhagwantshri Jinprabha Surishvarji Maharajsaheb of khartar gachcha is the author of this Stava. He compiled 600 stotras. He wished that his stotras should be available for the future generations too, so he consulted Devi Padmavati and dedicated all his stotras to Acharyashri Somtilak Surishvarji Maharaj Saheb. This stotra is in Sanskrit language and divided into different ‘chhandas’. It has a Short commentary above it which was incomplete but is printed in full here. This is the first editorial of Shrutbhavan which is a praise for 45 Aagamas. It is studied and inspected by param pujya Acharyadev Shri Sheelchandra Surishvarji Maharaj Saheb.

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Kalpa Niryukti

कल्पनिर्युक्ति

This is an Aagam Shashtra. Kalpasutra shashtra is read during Paryushan. The last sermon has description about the rules to be followed by Sadhu Bhagwants during Chaturmas. The first explanation above the Aagam’s is given in form of niryukti.The author of it is Acharya shri Bhadrabahu swami. This Niryukti has an ancient Churni and a short commentary compiled by Acharya shri Manikya shekhar surishvarji maharajsaheb.This short commentary is been published for the first time. The base for sangh’s devotion is sadhu bhagwant . The basis for sadhu bhagwant’s knowledge is Aagam.

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Manaha Sthirikaran Prakaran

मनःस्थिरीकरण प्रकरण

This shashtra is created by Acharya Shri Mahendrasingh Surishvarji Maharajsaheb of Achalgachcha in vikram samvat 1284. The original of the shashtra is in 170 prakrit languages. Its subject is karmagranth. It has different types of thinking keeping in centre the 14 types of ‘Jeev’. It depicts a very difficult and a non interesting subject in a very interesting form. The speciality of this shashtra is the old copy is available just in form of a single handwritten papyrus leaf in Patan. There is no other copy and if it exists it is not available. It is the favourite granth of scholars. Somsundar Surishvarji Maharajsaheb, the 50th person who succeeded Sudharmaswamiji has summarized this granth in Gujarati is also included in this editorial. One copy of this granth is not available.During translation pujya gurudev requested sraswati mata and with her blessings completed the remaining part. Two more granths of the author are compiled in this.

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BhavBhavna Avchuri

भवभावना अवचूरि

It was written by Shri Hemchandra Surishvarji Maharajsaheb in the 13th century. It has 531 gathas in Prakrit language. He himself has studied and acted as a critic for it. Sansar bhavna(desire for wordly life) ,one of the 12 bhavnas is described in detail in this shashtra. The illustrations are in prakrit language and in detail.A short commentary with every illustration in brief is been published for the 1st time in sanskrit language. the only copy is received from Bhandarkar institute.The speciality of this copy is its style of handwriting. The 12 bhavnas are responsible for purification of our ‘samkit.’

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Darshanik Prakaran Sangrah

दार्शनिक प्रकरण संग्रह

The 8th-16th century of Vikram Sanvat were the centuries of debates. The Pandits and Sadhus of every religion used to hold discussions and debates in the King’s courts to prove the facts of their religions. The one who used to loose used to get punishment and had to leave the kingdom. To maintain the prestige of their religion one had to be an expert in debating. It is mentioed in Kalpasutra that 600 disciples of Lord Mahavira were expert debaters. The acharyas expert in debating had received a position in top 8 effective people. Examples are Mallavadi Surishvarji, Vadidevsuri etc. In a debate different strategies and ideas have to be used. The Acharya bhagwants have created few granths which include the counter strategies to be used durig a debate. These debates remain unpublished as a single Prat has 22-25 debates and only a single debate is known. The index of these granths have no information about such petagranth. 42 years ago a scholar named Shri Naginbhai Shah had published books based on 10 debate topics on behalf of Sanskrutik Vidyamandir. The 2nd part of it is being published after 42 years under the supervision of Upadhyaya shri Bhuvanchandra maharajsaheb of Paychand Gachcha.

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SyadVad PushpaKalika

स्याद्वादपुष्पकलिका

The concept of Dravyanuyog is complicated one.In 17th century Shri Devchandraji maharajsahead had created Naychakrasar in sanskrit and Gujarati.Based on it Charitranandi maharajsaheb of Khartargachcha created SYADVADAPUSHPAKALIKA in Sanskrit and also wrote a critic on it. The granth is new but it topic is very subtle. The 11 concepts of 6 DRAVYAS have been the centre of discussion. When pujya gurudev started editing this there was only one copy and had many mistakes. When pujya acharya shri Jaysundarsurishvarji maharajsaheb got information about this through ‘AHOSHRUTDNYANAM’ he sent the copy to gurudev saying that ‘’Since 40 years I wished to work on this granth but could’nt do it so I am sending it to you so that you can do that work.It is best example that where knowledge lies there is no border of samudaya. The hindi Vivechan written by Gurudev will be published later. This granth is supervised by Jitendrabhai Shah.

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Yog KalpaLata

योगकल्पलता

It is very rare that other than sadhu bhagwants even the common man has created granths. Few examples are Narnarayanananda by Vastupal,5 granthas by minister Mand, Buddhisagar by Sangramsingh (which is being tranaslated and edited by Shrutbhavan), Kavi Dhanpal by King Kumarpal. During this period there was a person named Girish Kapadia who wrote very inspirational shashtras. His 11 writings are published here in Hindi. It has 600 shlokas in sanskrit language.

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Muktivada

मुक्तिवाद

This is a non jain creation. The author is Pandit Gadadhar Bhattacharya of Navyanyaya. This grantha discusses "What is moksha"? There is an elemental and substantive discussion on definition of Moksha. The different views regarding this are analysed here. It is translated by pujya Gurudev.Not only this it also includes detaile discussion by Upadhaya Shri Yashovijayji maharajsaheb in 2 different shashtras. It is analysed by Munipravara Shri Trailokyamandan Vijayji Maharajsaheb disciple of Acharya Shri Sheelchandrasurishvarji Maharajsaheb.

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