In the Jain Puranas, the King's Rights and Duties

Authors(1) :-Nilesh Mishra

According to King's study in Jain Puranas, it is known that the king was the supreme authority of his kingdom. He was the leader of the monarchy, army, administration and judiciary. His rights were unlimited. He used to appoint high officials, ambassadors, monks and governors of his country. According to Mahapurana, the state was expected to appoint his son or brother in his place in place of the dead person in the war. Regarding the King's daily routine in Jain Puranas, it has been mentioned that the king rose from the bed and worshiped gods and gurus. After this he would sit with the queen on the throne in the hall. It is mentioned in the Mahapuraan that the object of Raja's instinct was to see that the unbiased observation of all, protecting the totality, protecting himself by intellect, and following the people. It is described in Mahapuraan that he used to perform various functions in relation to religion, meaning and work in his kingdom. In the Puranas, the king gave the time to meet his people. This idea is also available to us in the Jnanayatra Granth Mahabharata.

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Nilesh Mishra
Sukshatra Sanskrit Department, Allahabad University, Allahabad, India

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  5. Great 41.103
  6. pp. 11.46
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  8. Great 42.20-29.
  9. Great 67.111
  10. The same 67.109
  11. Nareshvara Urgitashyacharya or Bhishabhajan Praharanti Jatu
  12. No Brahmins or Shramans, no women, no animals or no animals. (Pp 66.90)
  13. 12.75.52
  14. Harivansh 14.7, Maha. 41.82,50.3.
  15. Maha. 38.270-280
  16. pp. 21.54
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  21. Recognition Shakuntala, 516, Looking for this type of description 5.4-5,7.
  22. Prajnas give a dedication on the day of death. People of the world (P.U., Land, 82.23)
  23. Raja Hei Pithayinath: Prajan Palayte Sadaa. Dharmmurthy: RajendragtaSmasamaramanhi Rakshayet (P.U., Land, 27.31)
  24. The same, land, 27.33.
  25. same, land, 37.7-10.
  26. Dharanadharmayyahahah: Dharmodharayata Prajna. (Mahabharata, KaranParva, 69.58)

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-10
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 1045-1048
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1844189
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Nilesh Mishra, " In the Jain Puranas, the King's Rights and Duties, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.1045-1048, September-October-2017.
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