In the earliest mosque at old Delhi, they adopted the piers and bracketed capitals of the Jaina builders, whom they probably employed to build their mosque.
Like the Buddhist scriptures, the earlier Jain books are written in a dialect of their own, the so-called Jaina Prakrit; and it was not till between A.D.
Of his Jaina Sutras, published in the Sacred Books of the East (1884, 1895).
It is related of the founder himself, the Maha-vira, that after twelve years' penance he thus obtained Nirvana (Jacobi, Jaina Sutras, i.
For 1874; "Zwei Jaina Stotra," edited in the Indische Studien, vol.
Xv.; Ein Fragment der Bhagavati, by Professor Weber; Memoires de l'Academie de Berlin (1866); Nirayavaliya Sutta, edited by Dr Warren, with Dutch introduction (Amsterdam, 1879); Over de godsdienstige en wijsgeerige Begrippen der Jainas, by Dr Warren (his doctor-dissertation, Zwolle, 1875); Beitrage zur Grammatik des Jaina-prakrit, by Dr Edward Muller (Berlin, 1876); Colebrooke's Essays, vol.