Glossary

Indra
Type of termDefinition
TermIndra
Alternative TermsŚakra, Shakra, Saudharma, Saudharm
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Sanskrit word for 'king' and the name of the king of the gods in the Saudharma heaven. Called Śakra by Śvetāmbaras and known as Saudharma to Digambaras, this deity is involved in all five auspicious moments – kalyāṇakas – in a Jina's life.

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