Digambara

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Digambara

ascetic Jainist sect whose members went naked. [Jainism: NCE, 1392]
See: Nudity
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Just don't call them naked - Digambaras don't like it.
It is a contribution marked by philological rigor, philosophical curiosity, and a deep familiarity with the rich textual traditions of both sides of the sectarian divide that splits Jainism historically and geographically into the Svetambara and Digambara schools.
Balbir examines the avasyaka narrative from every possible angle, within the avasyaka corpus, in the broader context of Jaina Svetambara and Digambara literature, and even in non-Jaina sources such as the Suktasaptati, the Pancatanta, [46] and the Kathasaritsagara.
A propos of EL 1897c, Barth underscored the importance of Leumann's interest in Digambara materials: "M.