Apratyavekshita, Apratyavekṣita: 1 definition

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The Sanskrit term Apratyavekṣita can be transliterated into English as Apratyaveksita or Apratyavekshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 6: Influx of karmas

Apratyavekṣita (अप्रत्यवेक्षित).—One of the four types of nikṣepa (‘placing’);—What is meant by placing without inspection /seeing (apratyavekṣita-nikṣepa)? To place an object on the floor or at other place without ensuring that the place is clean and free from living beings placing without inspection.

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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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