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Tirthankaras

Great Teachers

Mahavira

the last Tirthankara, reformer of Jainism

Nataputta Vardhamana

30 years as a sudent, 12 as a renunciant, 30 spiritual leader

Jina

enlightened being who has conquered material existence and released the would from the round of rebirth

Siddha

Liberated Soul

Jiva

Life Giving Spirit

Ajiva

inert non living matter

Aparigraha

non attachment

Anekantwad

non hatred

Digambara

Sky Clad Sect

South India

Where is Digambara popular?

Svetambara

White Clad Sect

Ahisma

First monastic vow non violence

Satya

second monastic vow: truth

Achaurya

third monastic vow: non stealing

Brahmacharya

Fourth Monastic Vow: Celibacy and Chastity

Aparigraha

Fifth Monastic Vow: non attachment

Samayika

the act of being conscience of the continual renewal of the universe in general

Jain Cosmology

uncreated universe; having no beginnin or end; similar to a man standing with legs apart and arm resting on his waist

Kevala

absolute knowledge to isolation, attained through ascetic practices which burn off one's karma

samana

big city of jains

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