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Flügel, Peter (2002) The Loṅkāgaccha Revisited. In: Jaina Studies Panel, 12th World Sanskrit Conference, 14 July 2003, Helsinki. (Unpublished)

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The presentation given at the 12th WSC in Helsinki 2003 provides an overview of the origin and decline of the Loṅkā traditions with a focus on the line of succession, infrastructure and religious practices of the Gujarātī Loṅkāgaccha Moṭā Pakṣa, the then only surviving ascetic lineage of the Loṅkā school within the Śvetāmbara Jaina tradition.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Items (Lecture)
Keywords: Jainism, Loṅkāgaccha, doctrine, history, practice
SOAS Departments & Centres: School Research Centres > Centre of Jaina Studies
Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of Religions & Philosophies
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
P Language and Literature > PK Indo-Iranian languages and literatures
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
Copyright Statement: Author's Copyright
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2021 10:00
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