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Yaśovijaya

Yaśovijaya (1624–88). Jain logician who set himself the task of reconciling conflicting sects. He studied at Kāśi (Benares), concentrating especially on logic. He endeavoured to show the interior correspondences and meanings of external religious acts, e.g. in Jñānasāra. His attempt to heal divisions among the Jains had as much success as such endeavours generally have, i.e. very little.

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