Shankaticara, aka: Śaṅkāticāra, Shanka-aticara; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śaṅkāticāra can be transliterated into English as Sankaticara or Shankaticara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shankatichara.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Śaṅkāticāra (शङ्कातिचार) or Śaṃkāticāra 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’ (śaṅka-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
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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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