Atibharavahana, Atibhāravāhana: 1 definition

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Source: archive.org: Jaina Yoga

Atibhāravāhana (अतिभारवाहन ) refers to one of the transgressions (aticāra) of the Aparigraha-vrata (vow of non-attachment), according to Samantabhadra in his Ratna-karaṇḍa-śrāvakācāra with commentary of Prabhācandra (verse 3.16). Ati-bhāravāhana refers to “overloading of beasts of burden through greed of gain”.

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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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