Glossary

Śrāvaka
Type of termDefinition
TermŚrāvaka
Alternative Termsśrāvaka, Lay man, lay men, Layman, laymen, shravaka, shravak
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'Hearer’ of the teaching. This commonly refers to the Jain lay man, who follows the teachings of the 24 Jinas and is not a member of the clergy or a religious order. The feminine form is śrāvikā.

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