Shamkaticara, aka: Śaṃkāticāra, Shamka-aticara; 1 Definition(s)
Shamkaticara 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 Śaṃkāticāra can be transliterated into English as Samkaticara or Shamkaticara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shamkatichara.
General definition (in Jainism)
Śaṃkāticāra (शंकातिचार) or Śaṅkāticāra refers to the “transgression of the ‘suspicion in the teachings of jina’” according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 7.23.—What is meant by transgression of the ‘suspicion in the teachings of jina’ (śaṃka-aticāra)? It is to suspect the nature of the reality and the metaphysical elements like soul etc as propagated by omniscient lords.Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 7: The Five Vows
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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