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Umāsvāmi

Umāsvāmi or Umāsvāti (c.2nd cent. CE). Jain disciple of the revered Kundakunda. To him is attributed the Tattvārtha Sūtra. He and his Sūtra are claimed by both of the two major divisions among the Jains, Digambara and Śvetāmbara, the former calling him Umāsvāmi, the latter Umāsvāti.

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