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sādhvī

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

According to Manusmṛti, a ‘virtuous woman’, i.e. one who follows strīdharma. Also a term for a Jain nun.

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sādhvī

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

According to Manusmṛti, a ‘virtuous woman’, i.e. one who follows strīdharma. Also a term for a Jain nun.

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sādhvī

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 19 words.

According to Manusmṛti, a ‘virtuous woman’, i.e. one who follows strīdharma. Also a term for a Jain nun.

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Sant tradition

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In Indian religions, a sant is a holy or dedicated religious person. He or she is thus equivalent to a sādhū (fem., sadhvī). More specifically, Sant traditions are those in ...

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