Yati

Published: 23.09.2005
Updated: 24.01.2012
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Yatis

Sanskrit: यति yati

is male Shvetambara cleric who differs from a Jain sādhu in having a permanent home, keeping personal property, and travelling in vehicles, and who tends to work as a ritual officiant and to practise esoteric and magical arts; present-day representative of caityavāsi tradition.

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Sources
Riches and Renunciation [p. 398]
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