Asatyavacanayoga, aka: Asatya-vacana-yoga; 1 Definition(s)

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Asatyavacanayoga (असत्यवचनयोग).—One of the four types vacanayoga (speech activities);—What is meant by ‘wrong activities of the speech’ (asatyavacanayoga)? Asatyavacana or wrong speech is the one which speaks / says the wrong objects. Vibrations of the space-points of the soul caused by such a speech are called wrong activities of the speech.

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