Glossary

Divya-dhvani
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TermDivya-dhvani
Alternative Termsdivyadhvani, divine sound
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'Divine sound' in Sanskrit and characteristic of the Jina’s speech after he has reached omniscience. The two main sects of Digambara and Śvetāmbara Jains have slightly different concepts of it but agree that the divine sound is the source of all Jain teaching.

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