All Products in Shri Atma Siddhi Shastra Vivechan Gujarati. Je swarup samjya vinaSeve sadguru charan ne Set of CD’s &Types: VCD ₹ view. Atmasiddhi Shastra – Its Composition. At Nadiad in Kaira District, Shrimadji wrote out his famous Atmasiddhi in the form of a poetic dialogue in verses, at the A Short Summary of Atmasiddhi Shastra . Listen Attmasiddhi in Gujarati. Atma Siddhi (Gujarati: આત્મસિદ્ધિ) is a spiritual treatise in verse, composed in Gujarati by Although it is in poetry form, it is also known as Atma-siddhi Shastra as it enjoys a near-canonical status amongst the followers of Shrimad.

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This is the correct remedy of the soul’s ills. This departs slightly with the traditional Jain belief See Tattvarthasutra 1. Archived from the original PDF on July 10, It is the enjoyer of its actionslocated in the world of rebirth or emancipated liberated and has the intrinsic movement upwards.

It is the body that undergoes change like old age and death, not the underlying substance, that is, the soul which is not destroyed. The prose version by the name “A letter about six fundamental truths” could not be easily memorized by the aspirants and hence, Shri Sobhagyabhai requested Shrimadji to put the matter in verse. The soul’s long standing infatuation to bodily forms is removed by the enlightening knowledge and guidance of the true Guru just like dispelling a long standing enveloping darkness by a ray of light.

This is the essence of every good religion and this is the only accepted path soul’s liberation. He gunarati born in Vavania Bandar, a village in Saurashtra, Shastea.

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Ethics of Jainism Sallekhana. The verses 45 to 58 of this chapter explains the disciple’s doubts on the existence of the soul and the gurus clarification as to why the soul exists. This cannot happen if soul and body are the same. Hence, the soul is the author of all activities. Another great Jain monk Nemichandra says in his Dravyasamgraha: Srimad notes that some people indulge simply in mindless rituals while others are only pedantic without any action—both believing theirs as the only true path.

These six steps are totally true or correct, beyond all possible doubt, and this atmasiddui indicated by the very high person, Bhagawan Mahavira. It has removed our doubts, confirmed our faith in the fundamentals of Jainism and zhastra of all religions in general, namely the nature and development of soul.


Such people select false gurus and confine themselves to external characteristics of the Jina.

He instructed Lalluji to study and reflect upon the Atmasiddhi in solitude. The soul is the source of organic unity of a living being. At this stage the released soul is neither acting nor it is bothered with the fruits of action.

He uses a fine logic to show that, as doing good or bad actions results in enjoying good or bad rewards, not doing them is the way to be free from their results.

By following this path one sharpens his spiritual insight, purifies his being, loosens his attachment with the body and burns his actions in the fire of his spiritual consciousness, gains power and light and in the end releases himself and becomes a guide to others for similar work.

It will enjoy the pleasures of heavens by doing good deeds and suffer the hells due to its bad deeds; in either case the acquisition of karma good and bad continues.

The part three ends Atmasiddhi with enlightenment of the disciple. He can very easily see that these six steps are the highest decisions of the human Soul. To follow others is a sheer waste of time.

In the final fifteen verses, the whole subject is brought to its natural close. Then, the way guajrati remove these defects or to keep them miles away from the gujaati pilgrim, the resort to the advice of an enlightened Self-realized Guru is advised and advocated. The sentient substance soul is characterized by the function of understanding, is incorporeal, performs actions doeris co-extensive with its own body. Furthermore, since change occurs continuously and nothing is permanent—this also applies to the soul.

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Regarding the nature of the soul it is said that ib it is quite different from the body, no bodily sense organ can perceive the soul. Accordingly, neither the contemplation of self nor state of omniscience can be achieved without the existence of a true living guru. Srimad first discusses the correct and the false religious approach. Whoever, high or low, follows this path of liberation will certainly attain the goal.

They sometimes gather knowledge but do not act on it. One is born a king and another a pauper—that cannot be without a cause, indicating existence of karma. The knowing capacity exists on account of presence of atmasiddhk soul.


The Handwritten Shri Atma Siddhi Shastra

Although it is in poetry form, it is also known as Atma-siddhi Shastra as it enjoys a near-canonical status amongst the followers of Shrimad. Then it would not experience either joy or sorrow on account of contact with any perishable or impure object or bhava passion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gujarati Wikisource has original text related to this article: Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Read the entire Atmasiddhi Shastra Gujrati. In the first 44 verses the subject is introduced – The truth that without Self-knowledge, the worldly pains cannot be completely removed is clearly demonstrated, the mechanical attachment to the path of sacrificial activities and the theoretical parrotlike dry as bone repetition of the different natures of the soul and the body as found in the theoretical academicians of the Vedanta system are declared as two major obstacles in the path of the aspirant for Self-realization.

In Part II, the disciple expresses doubt on each of the six steps, which are answered by the enlightened teacher.

Lalluji Maharaj appreciates this letter as follows: Atma chhe te nitya shasta, chhe karta neejkarma Chhe bhokta vali moksha chhe, Moksha upay sudharma. They are called Atmarthiwhich literally means one who seeks well being of his soul [13] A true seeker seeks out a true guru and obeys his commands. If the Jiva realises that its real nature is free from this dream state, then in a moment it wakes up and achieves Samyak darshan or right vision or perception and attaining right vision, it can quickly obtain liberation as its own real nature.

If karma shastar to be influenced by God, then god himself would be subject to impurity ih actions, good and bad. Towards the end, in nine verses Shrimadji has described the effect of this soul-saving knowledge on the disciple and the disciple pays his grateful homage to his Guru for his help and advice. An unconscious body cannot act by itself.