Glossary

Renunciation
Type of termDefinition
TermRenunciation
Alternative TermsRenounce, Renounced, Renouncing, renounces
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Long Description

Giving up something. A lay person who becomes an ascetic renounces the life of a householder within society, instead choosing the physical hardships of being a monk or nun. The formal renunciation ceremony in Jainism is dīkṣā.

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