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Digambara

ascetic Jainist sect whose members went naked. [Jainism: NCE, 1392]
See: Nudity
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His lengthy introduction also provides a good foundation on Kundakunda and his text, as well as the later reception of this text in the Digambar commentarial tradition.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is greeted by Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat at a public meeting in Sanquelim, 40 kms from Panaji, ahead of the Goa Assembly elections on Wednesday.
The dictionary also has very helpful introductory materials and appendices, which include an explanation of Jain mendicant names and titles, outlines of the Svetambar and Digambar canons, a brief chronology of Jain history, lists of Jain vows, holidays, the Jinas and their various details (birth and nirvan locations, cognizances, and guardian deities), and a brief overview of Jain doctrines and practices.
While pursuing the case between 1960s and 1980s, Ansari used to share the same rickshaw with Ram Kewal Das of Nirmohi Akhara and Ramchandra Paramhans of Digambar Akhara.
digambar jain atishay kshetra nemgiri sansthan under pradeshik paryatan vikas yojana at jintur for municipal council jintur, dist.
Alemao, a key member in the cabinet of the state coalition government headed by Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, said he believed in the functionality of the law.
Bhudhardas was a Khandelval Digambar Jain pandit and poet who lived in the first half of the eighteenth century in Agra.
The BJP had fielded former minister Digambar Singh and former Ajmer zila pramukh Sarita Gena from Surajgarh and Nasirabad, respectively.
The board meeting has also appointed the former managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation, Digambar Jha, as the project's consultant.
Goa's Congress Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has been accused encouraging illegal mining racket running into billions of rupees.
It is surprising that there is no tradition of Svetambar manuscript illustrations; Saryu Doshi reports that only from the seventeenth century did Digambar patrons begin to commission illustrated copies of it.
It was the balance of a controversial ` 45- lakh sponsorship amount promised to the event by Parrikar's predecessor, Digambar Kamat in 2011.