Steven Vose

Currently ABD and writing a dissertation on Jinaprabhasuri (1261-1333), a Svetambara Kharatara Gaccha monk and intellectual who composed numerous hymns and works on grammar, poetics, mantra, and ritual.  He is best known for his Vividhatirthakalpa, a collection of chapters of various pilgrimage sites around North India, which also includes two narratives of his meetings with Sultan Muhammad bin Tughluq (r.1325-1351), from whom he gained several edicts (farmans) protecting Jain pilgrimage...


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