Antahpurikividya, Āntaḥpurikīvidyā, Antahpuriki-vidya: 1 definition

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Antahpurikividya means something in Jainism, Prakrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: HereNow4U: Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa

Āntaḥpurikīvidyā (आन्तःपुरिकीविद्या) or simply Āntaḥpurikī refers to a type of Vidyā (occult science) as defined in the Jaina Pāribhāṣika Śabdakośa.—Āntaḥpurikī refers to that Vidyā, through which a physician treats the patient by uttering his name and rubbing the corresponding body-part of his own body and the patient is cured.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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