Digambara

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Digambara

A Jaina sect who go naked on the final stages of their spiritual journey.
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IT'S a religion that never could have taken off in Ireland - Digambaras insist on being nude at all times.
In addition, Dehejia only addresses the artistic and religious practices of Svetambara (Murtipujak) Jains, omitting examples from the Digambaras.
Many readers will be familiar already with Jaini's work on the debates between Svetambaras and Digambaras about the spiritual capacity of women.
Si l'on peut dire que les etudes de Ia litterature Avasyaka de Leumann etaient en avance sur leur epoque, Ia cause n'en etait pas pour le moins d'y avoir compris la litterature Avasyaka des digambaras, ouvrant ainsi une terre totalement nouvelle.