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Nemichandra
Nemichandra
Siddhanta Chakravarty (fl. 10th century) was the author of Dravyasamgraha, Gommatsāra
Gommatsāra
(Jivakanda and Karmakanda), Trilokasara, Labdhisara and Kshapanasara. He was among the most distinguished of the Jain
Jain
Acharyas.

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1 Biography 2 Works 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 External links

Biography[edit] Nemichandra
Nemichandra
flourished in the 10th century AD.[1] He was popularly known as "Siddhanta-Chakravarti" (i.e. the Paramount Lord of the Philosophy).[2] He was the spiritual teacher of Chavundaraya
Chavundaraya
and their relation is expressed in the 1530 AD inscription in the enclosure of Padmavati temple, Nagar Taluka, Shimoga district.[2] Works[edit] At the request of Chavundaraya, Nemichandra
Nemichandra
wrote Gommatsāra
Gommatsāra
taking the essence of all available works of the great Acharyas.[2] He also supervised the abhisheka (consecration) of the Gommateshwara statue (on 13 March 980 AD).[2][3] His Dravyasamgraha
Dravyasamgraha
is a Jain
Jain
sacred text.[4] He also wrote Trilokasara based on the Tiloya Panatti,[5] Labdhisara, Kshapanasara, Pratishthapatha and Pratishthatilaka.[6][1] See also[edit]

Dravya
Dravya
(Jainism)

Notes[edit]

^ a b Umakant P. Shah 1987, p. 249. ^ a b c d Sangave 2001, p. 206. ^ Tukol, T. K., Jainism
Jainism
in South India  ^ Sangave 2001, p. 205. ^ Umakant P. Shah 1987, p. 239. ^ Sangave 2001, p. 205-206.

References[edit]

Sangave, Vilas Adinath (2001), Facets of Jainology: Selected Research Papers on Jain
Jain
Society, Religion, and Culture, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan, ISBN 978-81-7154-839-2  Shah, Umakant Premanand (1987), Jaina-rūpa-maṇḍana: Jaina iconography, Abhinav Publications, ISBN 81-7017-208-X 

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