Antarayakarma, Antarāyakarma, Antaraya-karma: 1 definition

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 2: the Category of the living

Antarāyakarma (अन्तरायकर्म) or Antarāya refers to one of the eight types of karma, according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 2.1.—What is the meaning of obstructing (antarāya) karmas? It means the karmas which obstructs, or creates obstructions in the successful completion of an activity.

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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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