Glossary

Poṣadha
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TermPoṣadha
Alternative TermsPosadha, Paushadha, Poshadha
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The third of the four śikṣā-vratas or vows that lay Jains take. It involves attending a religious hall and observing the life of an ascetic for 24 hours once a month, withdrawing from ordinary activities and fasting.

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