18 Pāpasthānaka Sutra
This sutra seeks forgiveness for sins committed in 18 different ways.
Situations, circumstances or mental inclinations which lead to influx of sins (harmful karmas) is called pāpasthānaka. This sutra encompasses 18 different ways which result in the influx of bad karmas. It is the essence of all the various activities which humans should avoid as espounded by wise and noble souls. Of all these, the last vice of mithyātva shalya (wrong faith) is the most harmful as it leads a person away from the right God, Guru and Religion.
First, violence to any form of life
Second, speaking lies, untruth / unpleasant / unwholesome or discourteous words
Third, stealing (taking anything that is not given by the owner voluntarily)
Fourth, sexual / amorous / lustful activities
Fifth, possessiveness / obsession with feeling of ownership & attachment
Twelfth, quarrels / disputes / battles
Thirteenth, false accusations
Fourteenth, backbiting / slandering
Fifteenth, pleasure & sorrow
Sixteenth, condemnation / speaking ill or wrong of others
Seventeenth, fraudulent or deceitful lies
Eighteenth, thorn of disbelief / false belief
Karate hue kā anumodana kiya ho (in Gujarati Hantā pratye anumodhyo hoi)
Having appreciated others committing violence
E Adhār Pāpsthānakmāhi Māhare Jive, Je Koi Pāpa Sevyu hoi / Sevarāvyu hoi / Sevatā pratye anumodhyu hoi, Te Sarve Mana Vachana Kāyāe Kari, Micchāmi Mi Dukkadam
Out of these 18 types of sins, if I have committed any of them, have caused others to commit them or appreciated / encouraged others to commit them, I seek forgiveness by thought, words & deeds (may all misdeeds of mine become fruitless)
1. Prabodh Tika by Param Pujya Panyas BhadrankarVijayji Maharaj & Param Pujya Munishree Kalyanprabhavijayji Maharaj
2. Pratikramana Sutra With Explanation (Part 2) by Muni Nirvana Sagar
I apologise and seek pardon for any unintentional errors in translation of the verses.