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The Shvetambaras became prominent in the west, especially in what is now Gujarat the Shvetambaras and Digambaras possess separate bodies of scripture.

Shvetambaras is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Shvetambaras books and related discussion.

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The Murtipujaka Shvetambaras have their temples, while the Shvetambara Sthanakavasis visit their. Upashrayas only.
History of Jainism: Digambar - Shvetambar
and the neighboring areas emerging as the Shvetambars sometime in the. 5th century and the Shvetambars is in relation to such petty details.
Cultural Awarness April 2010
traditions have different dates for his birth; Shvetambaras who are probably the majority community in the UK believe that he was born in 599 BCE.
A NOTE ON BHAVABHUTI AND ON Vr5tKPA'l"IRr5t]A. By JOHANNES HERTEL. In a paper “On the Literature of the Shvetambaras of Gujarat”', p.

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Paryushan Parv: A Jain tradition of virtue
The Shvetambars' festival concluded on Thursday. The Digambar community will begin observing it from Friday. These days are intended for intensive study, reflection and purification.
Of forgiving and forgiveness, the Jain way
Considered the holiest day of the Jain calendar, it is observed by both sects of the Jain community - Digambars and Shvetambars. In Ludhiana, most of the people from Jain community gathered at Atam Vatika on Thursday.

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However, the practice of nudity has always been optional for the Shvetambara monks.
Svetambara - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jain World
Digambara and Shvetambara, and later on into many sub-sects in each sect.
History of Jainism Shvetambara -
Feb 11, 2011 History of Shvetambara Jains The Shvetambaras, as a distinctly separate church developed only after the Valabhi Council.
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The Jain community is divided into two sects Digambara and Shvetambara.

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