Digambara

Posted: 24.11.2008
Updated on: 17.12.2012

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Digambar, Digambaras, Digamber, Digaṁbara

Digambar (दिगंबर)

Dig = Sky
ambara = dress

(sky-clad in Sanskrit), has many different meaning and associations throughout Indian religions. Many representations of deities within these traditions are depicted as sky-clad. Certain traditions and lineages also practice Digambar as a lifelong vow as evidenced by numerous sadhus throughout India.

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