With reference to Ajivika sect, consider the following statements:
1. The followers of this sect believed in doctrine of immutability
2. The basic theme of ajivikism is the doctrine of niyati or destiny
3. Main source of information on ajivikism is agamasutra
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1 & 2

Ajivikas are followers of the doctrine of immutability or pre-determined belonging to the religious order or sect founded by Gosala Mankhaliputta, a senior contemporary of buddha and mahavira. The basic theme of ajivikism is the doctrine of niyati or destiny. The main source of information on ajivikism is Bhagwati Sutra.

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