Sthanakvasi

noun
Stha·nak·va·si | \ ˌstänəkˈväsē \
variants: or Sthanakavasi \-kəˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of Sthanakvasi 

: a member of a Jain sect originating in 1473 that rejects the use of all images and idols

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History and Etymology for Sthanakvasi

Sanskrit sthānakavāsin, from sthānaka secular place + vāsin living in, inhabiting; akin to Sanskrit tiṣṭhati he stands and to Sanskrit vasati he lives

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