Glossary

Sāgāra
Type of termDefinition
TermSāgāra
Alternative TermsSagara, Householder, Householders, Lay Jain, Lay Jains
Replaced with-
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Long Description

Sanskrit term meaning 'with a home’ – that is, a ‘householder’ or lay Jain. A synonym for a lay person, emphasising that he or she is a member of a household, with responsibilities to the family, community and society that a Jain mendicant does not have.

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