Consider the following differences between Digambars and Shwetambars sects of Jainism:

  1. While Digambars beleive in practising nudity, Shwetambars consider nudity as immoral.
  2. While Digambars beleive Mahavira to be married, Shwetambars beleive Mahavira was never married.
  3. While Shwetambars believe that women can attain Moksha, Digambars believe that no women can attain Moksha without being born as men.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 and 3 Only

Second statement is incorrect  because Shwetambars believe Mahavira to be married, while Digambars believe Mahavira was never married.

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