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devasen prakrit bhasha men 'syadvad' aur 'nay' ka praroopan karane vale doosare jain achary the. inaka samay dasavin shatabdi mana jata hai. devasen nay manishi ke roop men prasiddh hain. inhonne nayachakr' ki rachana ki thi. snbhav hai, isi ka ullekh achary vidyanand ne apane 'tattvarthashlokavartik'[1] men kiya ho aur isase hi nayon ko vishesh janane ki soochana ki ho.

rachanaen

devasen ki do rachanaen upalabdh hain-

  1. laghu-nayachakr - isamen 87 gathaon dvara dravyarthik aur paryayarthik, in do tatha unake naigamadi nau nayon ko unake bhedopabhed ke udaharanon sahit samajhaya hai.
  2. brihannayachakr - isamen 423 gathaen hain aur usamen nayon v nikshepon ka svaroop vistar se samajhaya gaya hai.

is rachana ke ant ki 6, 7 gathaon men lekhak ne ek mahattvapoorn bat yah kahi hai ki aditah unhonne 'davv-sahav-payas'[2] nam se is granth ki rachana doha men ki thi, kintu unake ek shubhnkar nam ke mitr ne kaha ki yah vishay is chhnd men shobha nahin deta. ise gathabaddh hona chahie. isilie unake mahall dhaval nam ke ek shishy ne use gatha roop men parivartit kar dala. syadvad aur nayavad ka svaroop unake paribhashik roop men vyavastha se samajhane ke liye devasen ki ye rachanayen bahut upayogi hain. inaki nyayavishayak ek any rachana 'alap-paddhati' hai. isaki rachana snskrit gady men huee hai. jain nyay men saralata se pravesh pane ke liye yah chhota-sa granth bahut sahayak hai.


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  1. tattvarthashlokavartik, pri0 276
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