Upabhogaparibhogadhikya, Upabhogaparibhogādhikya, Upabhogaparibhoga-adhikya: 1 definition

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Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 7: The Five Vows

Upabhogaparibhogādhikya (उपभोगपरिभोगाधिक्य) refers to “keeping too many consumable and non-consumable objects” and represents one of the five transgressions (aticara) of the “vow of abstaining from purposeless” (anarthadaṇḍavirati): one of the seven supplementary vows (śīlavrata), according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 32.—What is meant by keeping too many consumable and non-consumable objects (upabhogaparibhoga-ādhikya)? It is to stock more than what are essential levels of consumables and non-consumable objects. 

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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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