This anonymous Gujarati text of the 'Svetambara'
Jain canon is written in Jain 'nagari' script. The manuscript is
dated Vikram Samvat 1734, or 1677 AD in the Western Calendar. It's
an interesting example of a manuscript in which the Prakrit
Avashyakasutra text is followed by its Gujarati commentary, making
this crucial religious book accessible to all followers of the Jain
religion. This is import…