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Title: Samayasāra  
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Samayasāra (The Nature of the Self) is a famous Jain text by Acharya Kundakunda. Its ten chapters discuss the nature of jiva (atman, pure self), its attachment to karmas and moksha. It has a number of commentaries on it including Atmakhyati of Amritchandra and Natak Samayasar of Banarasidas.


  • Vidyanand, Vijay K. Jain (2012), Acharya Kundkund's Samayasara, Vikalp Printers,  
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