Glossary

Samaṇi
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TermSamaṇi
Alternative TermsSamaṇis, samani
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A special category of nuns in the Śvetāmbara Terāpanthin sect. The nuns are officially free from certain rules restricting their movements and can visit institutions in India or go abroad to pursue academic research or minister to the Jain diaspora.

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