Chatra

Published: 16.01.2018
Updated: 17.01.2018
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Chhatra

1. A type of Anācāra (2) (gross transgression of ascetic conduct);

to use umbrella in order to avoid rain and heat of the sun.

......chattaṃ ca..........taṃ vijjāṃ parijāṇiyā.... ātapādinivāraṇāya chatraṃ........karmopādānakāranatvena Jṅānavijaya parijnāya pratyākhyānaparijnayā pariharediti.

(Sūtra 1.9.18 Vṛ)

2. A kind of Mahāprātihārya (supernatural magni-ficence of the Tīrthankara (ford founder)); one of the thirty-four Atiśayas (superhuman magnificence) of the Tīrthaṅkara); when the Tīrthaṅkara deli-vers sermons, three um-brellas (shields against the heat of the sun) are spread in the sky (one above the other like three-tier) above the head of the Tīrthankara by the gods; (it is one of the thirty-four Atiśayas.

kaṃkilli kusumavuṭṭhī devajjhuṇi cāmarā"saṇāiṃ ca.

bhāvalaya bheri chattaṃ jayaṃti jiṇapāḍiherāiṃ......bhūrbhuvaḥsvastrayaikasāmrājyasaṃsūcakaṃ

śaridindukimdakumndāvadātaṃ......chatratrayama

tipavitramāsūtryate.

(Prasā 440 Vṛ Pa 106)

āgāsagayaṃ chattaṃ.

(Sama 34.1.7)

References

Sources
Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa
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