Type of termDefinition
Alternative Termstīrth, tirtha, teerth, teertha
Replaced with-
Short Description-
Long Description

A place that has become sacred owing to its connection with a Jina or another holy figure. It becomes a place of pilgrimage because one of the auspicious events of his life took place there. In another meaning the word refers to the Jain community of monks, nuns, lay men and lay women, or can be used for a mendicant, viewed as a ‘walking tīrtha'.

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