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03.17   Nrsthiti Parāpare Tripalyopamantarmuhurte

Audio:

Sanskrit:

नृस्थिती परापरे त्रिपल्योपमान्तर्मुहूर्ते ।

Hindi:

मनुष्यों की स्थिति (आयु) उत्कृष्ट तीन पल्योपम और जघन्य अन्तर्मुहूर्त है।

 

 

3.18: Tiryagyoninām Cha

Audio:

Sanskrit:

तिर्यग्योनीनां च ।

Hindi:

तिर्यंचों की स्थिति (आयु) भी उतनी ही है।

 

 


03.17-18

English:

The maximum life span of human beings as well as of other creatures is three Palyopams and the minimum is Antarmuhurta

These sutras specify the maximum and minimum life span of human beings and of lower creatures. Palyopam is immeasurable, while Antarmuhurta indicates a period less than 48 minutes.

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Title: Tattvartha Sutra
Translation:
Manu Doshi
Commentary:
Manu Doshi
Publisher:
Federation of Jain Associations in North America & Shrut Ratnakar
Edition:
2007
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