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Śvetāmbara Annual Festivals
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This article focuses on the annual festivals of the Śvetāmbara Mūrtipūjaka (“­Icon-Worshipping”) Jains of western India. It describes lay observances, both those that are independent of and those that intersect with mendicant observances, thus not foc…

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Cort, John E., “Śvetāmbara Annual Festivals”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 16 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2020

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