One of the popular and widely adopted movement in modern Jainism is Anuvrata Movement. With this reference consider the following statements:
1. Anuvrata refers to the vows which are to be applied to the practice of daily life
2. Anuvrata allows laxity in the observance of such vows
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

In 1949 Acharya Tulsi started a moral revolution, the “Anuvrat Movement” with the aim of re-establishing a strong system of values, starting  with individuals and how they can make a difference. ‘Anuvrat’ means ‘small resolutions’, one who accepts these vows is an ‘Anuvrati’. It is a  relevant topic for mains also, so you may read this critical study.

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