Āstikya

Posted: 29.08.2016

Spiritual faith- One of the five Lakṣaṇas (2) (distinguishing characteristics) of Samyaktva (right faith);

faith in the truth- faith in the reality of the soul, the law of Karma, transmigration of soul and the like.

āstikyam- satyaniṣṭhā.

(Jaisidī 5.9 Vṛ)

jīvādayo'rthā yathāsvaṃ bhavaiḥ santīti matirāstikyam.

(TaVā 1.2.30)

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