Digambara

noun
Di·​gam·​ba·​ra | \ diˈgəmbərə \
plural -s

Definition of Digambara

: a member of a major Jain sect formed in the 3d century b.c. and distinguished by its original abandonment of all worldly possessions including clothes and by its denial that women can attain salvation

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History and Etymology for Digambara

Sanskrit, literally, sky-clad, naked

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“Digambara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Digambara. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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