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Ajivika

[ ah-jee-vi-kuh ]
/ ɑˈdʒi vɪ kə /
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noun

a member of a former Indian sect originating in the 5th century b.c. as a heretical offshoot of Jainism: a disciple of Gosala.

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Origin of Ajivika

From the Sanskrit word ājīvika

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