His doctrine was closely allied to Jainism, especially the Digambara sect, but was probably more extravagant and anti-social.
If this trait is an old one, Sakra is here represented as a Digambara, as he in fact is.
The name Digambara signifies sky-clad, and Swetambara white-clad.
The Jains are divided into the above two principal sects, the Digambara and the Swetambara.
The Commentator explains this term here by Digambara, which is the usual designation of a Buddha mendicant.