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In Jainism, a śrāvaka is any lay Jain so the term śrāvaka has been used for the ... can be contrasted with this narrow definition of "noble disciple" (ariyasāvaka).

Sravakas is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Sravakas books and related discussion.

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Do Śrāvakas understand emptiness? - Springer
Conclusions. The present study has attempted to artriculate a central issue of Mahäyäna soteriology through an examination of the writings of two Mädhyamika  ...
the ākāśagarbha sūtra - 84000 Reading Room
ministers, śrāvakas, and beginner bodhisattvas, and, after explaining in detail how to conduct the rituals of purification, encourages those who have committed  ...
Scriptural Authenticity and the Śrāvaka Schools: An Essay towards
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Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra - The Huntington Archive
Reverence to all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Arya-sravakas, and Pratyeka-buddhas, in the past, the present, and the future.Thus have I heard at one time. The Lord ...
Tathagata's Unimaginable State Sutra (The full title is:) Great
Jun 28, 2007 Moreover, hundred billions of Bodhisattvas appeared as Sravakas and came to join the congregation. The names of their leaders are: ...

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Jain bodies cry foul over Raj HC's Santhara ruling
It is prescribed both for the householder (sravakas) and ascetics and is allowed only when a person is nearing his natural end. The court has termed the practice as suicide. The ritual is marked by great social and religious fervour.
More than meats the eye
At the conclusion of the festival, on Paryushana day, laypeople or "sravakas" ask each other for forgiveness for offences during the previous year.
SC stayed Rajasthan HC judgment banning Santhara ritual of Jainism
The Supreme Court of India (SC) on 31 August 2015 stayed the Rajasthan High Court (HC) judgment that banned Santhara ritual of Jainism. Santhara is a voluntary religious practice of facing death at the end of one's life. The stay was ordered by a bench ...
Rajasthan High Court banned Santhara ritual in Jain Community
Its purpose is to purge old karmas and prevent the creation of new ones. It is prescribed both for the householder (sravakas) and ascetics.
Jayasiri Semage's murals to adorn Divulpitiya Ancient temple.
From the day that Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka the artists here have devoted all their talents to pictorially communicate the evergreen message of the Buddha to the masses.

Suggested Web Resources

Śrāvaka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Śrāvaka (Sanskrit) or Sāvaka (Pali) means "hearer" or, more generally, "disciple". This term is used in Buddhism and Jainism. In Jainism, a śrāvaka is any lay ...
Śrāvakayāna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dharmaguptakas regarded the path of a śrāvaka (śrāvakayāna) and the path of a bodhisattva (bodhisattvayāna) to be separate. One of their tenets reads, ...
Bodhisattva in Buddhism
But it does not ignore the other two: Sravaka-yana and Pratyekabuddha-yana. For example, Asanga, the founder of the Yogacara system, in his Magnum Opus,  ...
Śrāvaka - Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia
Mar 24, 2014 Śrāvaka (Sanskrit) or Sāvaka (Pāli) or Shravaka means "hearer" or, more generally, "Disciple".
Buddhist Sages: The Sravakas (Arhats) Tibetan Lohans - BuddhaNet
The Sixteen Arhats or Arahants are 'saints' or sages who have fully realized for themselves the Buddhist Doctrine, and have attained freedom from the cycle of ...

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