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Shrimad Rajchandraji’s
Literary Works


“Great Ones are living scriptures. And they create new ones, throbbing with their being, for posterity to decode and follow … and become like them.”

~ Pujya Gurudevshri ~

Shrimadji’s writings are classified as:

  1. સ્વતંત્ર ગ્રંથો
    Treatises – The Prolific Texts
  2. પત્રસાહિત્ય
    Letters – Personal Spiritual Guidance
     
  3. સ્વતંત્ર કાવ્યો
    Poetic Compositions – Windows to the Soul
     
  4. ભાષાંતરો તથા વિવેચનો
    Translations and Commentaries – Expositions on Religion 
  5. સ્વતંત્ર લેખો
    Articles – Study on Sacred Subjects 
  6. સ્વતંત્ર બોધવચનમાળાઓ
    Aphorisms – Pearls of Wisdom
  7. અંગત નોંધો
    Personal Notes – Echoes from the Enlightened 
  8. >શ્રીમદ્ના ઉપદેશની મુમુક્ષુઓએ કરેલી નોંધો
    Sermons – Transcribed by Seekers

1. સ્વતંત્ર ગ્રંથો      Treatises – The Prolific Texts

1. સ્વતંત્ર ગ્રંથો
Treatises – The Prolific Texts

Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra – The Magnum Opus

Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra –
The Magnum Opus

The crown jewel of Shrimadji’s philosophical literature, Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra, is a 142-verse poetic masterpiece. Composed in a single sitting of about one and a half hours at the age of twenty-eight, the treatise is the heart of the path, the essence of spirituality, and the nucleus of all scriptures.

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Mokshmala – Garland of Liberation

Expounding the true message of Jainism, Shrimadji eloquently authored Mokshmala – 108 lessons on liberation – at the young age of sixteen years and five months, in only three days.


Bhavnabodh – The 12 Sentiments

Shrimadji’s state of intense dispassion is reflected in a book inspiring the seeker to cultivate 12 bhavnas or sentiments that lead to non-attachment towards the material world.


Pratimasiddhi – Ideals of Idol Worship

The worship of Jina idols is beneficial on the path to liberation. Shrimadji expressed His beliefs in a poignant text, of which, only parts with the preface and conclusion are available.

2. પત્રસાહિત્ય       Letters – Personal Spiritual Guidance 

2. પત્રસાહિત્ય
Letters – Personal Spiritual Guidance 

Leaving no stone unturned for a devotee’s progress, Shrimadji lovingly imparted individual guidance through handwritten letters. About 850 letters comprise a large part of His available literature today.

A Selection of Letters:

Patrank 37
Patrank 76
Patrank 522
Patrank 570

3. સ્વતંત્ર કાવ્યો       Poetic Compositions – Windows to the Soul

3. સ્વતંત્ર કાવ્યો
Poetic Compositions – Windows to the Soul

Shrimadji’s poetic prowess was ethereal. He penned close to twenty finely crafted independent compositions that exude the scent of spirituality and serve as tools to connect with the inner core.

Popular Poems:

4. ભાષાંતરો તથા વિવેચનો       Translations and Commentaries – Expositions on Religion

4. ભાષાંતરો તથા વિવેચનો
Translations and Commentaries – Expositions on Religion

For the welfare of numerous seekers, Shrimadji translated selections from many scriptures into Gujarati. He also wrote commentaries on sections of important religious literature.

Notable Translations:

• Shri Ratnakarandshravakachar
• Shri Uttaradhyayan Sutra
• Shri Dashvaikalik Sutra
• Jnanarnav
• Panchastikay
• Dravyasangrah

Commentaries:

• Swaroday Jnan
• Navtattva Prakran
• Jivatattva Sambhandhi Vichar
• Samayasarnatak
• Aath Yogdrashtini Sajjhay
• Anandaghan Chovishi

5. સ્વતંત્ર લેખો       Articles – Study on Sacred Subjects

5. સ્વતંત્ર લેખો
Articles – Study on Sacred Subjects

Shrimadji wrote several articles on Various Topics.

Key Articles:

• Muni Samagam
• Jainmarg Vivek
• Mokshsiddhant

6. સ્વતંત્ર બોધવચનમાળાઓ       Aphorisms – Pearls of Wisdom

6. સ્વતંત્ર બોધવચનમાળાઓ
Aphorisms – Pearls of Wisdom

Shrimadji’s insights on universal themes including ethics, conduct and correct thinking, motivate aspirants towards an enriching life. Around 1116 aphorisms are compiled and available today.

Aphorisms under Various Headings:

• Pushpamala
• Bodhvachan
• Mahaniti
• Vachanamrut

7. અંગત નોંધો       Personal Notes – Echoes from the Enlightened  

7. અંગત નોંધો
Personal Notes – Echoes from the Enlightened  

Shrimadji’s personal notes and contemplations encompass – His autobiography till the age of twenty-two, stirring poems, thoughts on metaphysics, and His intrinsic state.

Personal Notes in the Following Works:

• Samucchayvayacharya
• Rojnishi
• Nondhbook
• Haathnondh

8. શ્રીમદ્ના ઉપદેશની મુમુક્ષુઓએ કરેલી નોંધો       Sermons – Transcribed by Seekers 

8. શ્રીમદ્ના ઉપદેશની મુમુક્ષુઓએ કરેલી નોંધો
Sermons – Transcribed by Seekers 

Shrimadji’s verbal preachings and philosophical discussions were cherished and noted by devotees. At times corrected by Shrimadji Himself, these notes have been collated into four volumes.

Preachings Collated into Four Volumes:

• Updeshnondh
• Updeshchhaya
• Vyakhyansaar-1
• Vyakhyansaar-2

Vachanamrut
– The Nectar-Like Words

All Shrimadji’s writings and teachings have been compiled in a spiritually-uplifting text that bears His name as the title – Shrimad Rajchandra – fondly known as Vachanamrut. It is an ocean of wisdom and the essence of all scriptures.

This book can be purchased from the Mission’s centres.

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