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Uttaradhyayana Sutra, Mahavira preaching

The 'Uttaradhyayana Sutra' is one of the most
important sacred books of the Shvetambar Jains, who venerate its
antiquity and authority. From the style of its illustrations this
manuscript copy is dated to the early 16th century. The main text
is written in Ardhamagadhi Prakrit script accompanied by a Sanskrit
commentary in smaller 'nagari' characters. The 'Uttaradhyayana
Sutra', one of the four 'M…