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Jain religion is religion of nonviolence (Ahinsa), truth (Satya), non stealing (Asteya), celibacy (Brahamcharya), non materialism (Aparigrah). These called "Panch Mahavarta" and these are basic principles of Jainism. 24 Tirthankaras are the Gods of Jain religion. Bhagwan Aadinath is first God and Mahaveer Swami is last God of Jainism for this present period. Jain literature and scripture in "Prakart Bhasha" and Sanskrit language. Jain scripture "Aagaam Shastra" tells about predictions of the universe. Jain scripture describes about meditation also, called "Preksha/Vipsanya meditation". The 24 Tirthankaras are :
Adinath (Rishabhnath), Ajitnath, Sambhavanath, Abhinandannath, Sumatinath, Padmaprabhu, Suparshvanath, Chandraprabhu, Suvidhinath, Sheetalnath, Shreyansanath, Vasupujya swami, Vimalnath, Anantnath, Dharmnath, Shantinath, Kunthunath, Aranath, Mallinath, Muni Suvrata swami, Naminatha, Neminath, Parshvanath, Mahaveer swami.
Navkar Mantra - नवकार मंत्र
णमो अरिहंताणं - Namo Arihantanam
णमो सिद्धाणं - Namo Siddhanam
णमो आयरियाणं - Namo Ayariyanam
णमो उवज्झायाणं - Namo Uvjjghayanam
णमो लोए सव्व साहुणं - Namo Loye Sav Saahunam
This is the greatest mantra/chant/Pad of Jain religion.
Meaning of this Pad is very huge and great.
Meaning of Navkar Mantra
I bow to all (Namo=Namaskar)
Arihant=Ari(enemy/ill habits/sorrows/burdens)+Hant (Destroyer) (The God/Arihant/Thiranker/Father/Mother/Guru)
Siddha = The all deities who are Siddh/master of
knowledge/holly person/liberal soul
Aacharya = All Guru/teacher/Aacharya/Jain Aacharya/Spiritual master
Uppadhayaya = All devotees/Jain Uppadhayay/holly person
Sadhu Gana = All Sadhu (holly person)/human/gentle/noble person/Monk
Bhaktaamar Stotram - भक्तामर स्त्रोत्रम
Mantung swami was created the great stotra called "Bhaktaamar Stotra", it's of 48 verses. Recitation of Navkar mantra and Bhaktaamar stotra burn all sins, sorrows, evil effect of planets, poverty.