Anyadrishtiprashamsaticara, Anyadṛṣṭipraśaṃsāticāra, Anyadrishtiprashamsa-aticara: 1 definition

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Anyadrishtiprashamsaticara 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.

The Sanskrit term Anyadṛṣṭipraśaṃsāticāra can be transliterated into English as Anyadrstiprasamsaticara or Anyadrishtiprashamsaticara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Anyadrishtiprashamsatichara.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 7: The Five Vows

Anyadṛṣṭipraśaṃsāticāra (अन्यदृष्टिप्रशंसातिचार) refers to the “transgression of ‘admiration for the knowledge and conduct of wrong believers’” according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 7.23.—What is meant by transgression of ‘admiration for the knowledge and conduct of wrong believers’ (anyadṛṣṭipraśaṃsā-aticāra)? It is to admire or appreciate the knowledge or the austerities of persons with perverted views /faith.

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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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