श्वेताम्बर  हिन्दी देवनागरी में पढ़ें।

shvetambar jain dharm ki do pramukh shakhaon men se ek hai. doosari shakha ko 'digambar' kaha jata hai. digambar jain acharan palan men kathor hote hain, jabaki shvetambar jain udar hote hain. aisa vishvas kiya jata hai ki 'agam' grnthon ki rachana sambhavatah shvetambar sampraday ke acharyo dvara mahavir svami ki mrityu ke bad ki gayi thi. shvetambar shakha men devataon tatha sadhuon ke shvet vastr pahanane ki pratha hai.


  • digambar manyata ke anusar ujjain men chndragupt maury ke rajyakal men achary bhadrabahu ki dushkal (akal) snbndhi bhavishyavani sunakar unake shishy vishakhachary apane sngh ko lekar punnat chale ge, kuchh sadhu sindhu men vihar kar aye. jab sadhu ujjayini lautakar ae to vahan dushkal pada hua tha. is samay sngh ke achary ne nagnatv dhankane ke lie sadhuon ko ardhaphalak dharan karane ka adesh diya; age chalakar kuchh sadhuon ne ardhaphalak ka tyag nahin kiya aur yahi 'shvetambar' kahalae.
  • mathura ke jain shilalekhon se bhi yahi pramanit hota hai ki donon snpraday eesavi san ki pratham shatabdi ke asapas ek doosare se prithakh hue. gujarat aur kathiyavad men adhikatar shvetambar tatha dakshin bharat aur uttar pradesh men adhikatar digambar pae jate hain.
  • digambar acharan palan karane men kathor hote hain, jabaki shvetambar udar.
  • digambar sampraday yah manata hai ki stri sharir se 'kaivaly gyan' snbhav nahin hai aur 'kaivaly gyan' prapt hone par siddh ko bhojan ki avashyakata nahin rahati. kintu shvetambar sampraday aisa nahin manata.
  • shvetambar gyarah angon ko mukhy dharm manate hain aur digambar apane 24 puranon ko.
  • mahattvapoorn tathy yah bhi hai ki shvetambar log tirthnkaron ki moortiyon ko 'kachchhu' ya 'lngot' pahanate hain, jabaki digambar log nngi moortiyan hi rakhate hain.
  • uparokt sabhi baton ke atirikt donon sampradayon men tattv ya siddhanton men koee bhed nahin paya jata hai.
  • shvetambaron ke ke 45 'agam' grnthon ko digambar svikar nahin karate. unaka kathan hai ki 'jin' bhagavan dvara bhashit agam kal-dosh se nasht ho ge hain.
  • digmbaron ke anusar 'vishnu', 'nndi', 'aparajit', 'govardhan' aur 'bhadrabahu' namak panch 'shrutakevali' hue the, jabaki shvetambar parnpara men 'prabhav', 'shayynbhav', 'yashobhadr', 'snbhootavijay' aur 'bhadravahu' shrutakevali mane ge hain.
  • shvetambar sampraday ke anusar mahavir ke nirvan ke 609 varsh bad (eesavi san 83) rathavipur men shivabhooti dvara 'botik mat' (digambar) ki sthapana huee thi.


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