Sudharma Swami - Work

Work

He gained omniscience in 515 BC and attained Nirvana in 507 BC at the ripe age of 100. After gaining omniscience, the religious order was entrusted to his principal pupil Jambuswami. During the period of his stewardship, Sudharmaswami composed the Lord's teachings in 12 parts, which are known as 12 Anga Agamas. They are known as our original Agamas and are collectively known as Dwädashängi. Dwadash means 12, and Anga means limb. As there are various limbs of the body, so there are these 12 limbs of the spiritual science. Many of the Agamas are composed in the form of questions asked by the disciple Jambuswami and the replies given by Ganadhar Sudharmaswami.

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