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Sangha_(Jainism)

Sangha (Jainism)

In Jainism, Sangha can mean the assembly of monks, nuns, lay men and women (termed chatrividha sangha) of a region. It can also mean an order of monks and nuns, along with its branches. For example Mula Sangh represents practically all the branches of the Digambar Jain monks and nuns.

Sanghapati (Sanghavi, Sanghvi, Singhvi, Singhavi or Singhai) is a title given to a lay leader who makes a major contribution like building a temple or organizing a mass pilgrimage (Sangha Yatra).

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