Svetambara

noun
Sve·tam·ba·ra | \ s(h)wāˈtämbərə \
plural -s

Definition of Svetambara 

: a major Jain sect whose members clothe themselves and their sacred images in white and in contrast to the Digambaras assert that women can attain salvation

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History and Etymology for Svetambara

Sanskrit śvetāmbara, literally, having white clothes, from śveta white + ambara garment

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