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By Jit Majumdar

  1. sky-clad; clad in space
  2. naked
  3. one of the two original sects of Jainism, whose followers were required to live naked, without any artificial clothes to cover themselves, in enumeration of their founder Mahāvīra who is always depiected in iconography as completely naked; another name for Śiva.

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