Aryika (or Arjika) is the title by which Jain nuns are referred to, specially in the Digambar tradition[1][2]. In some parts of India, it takes the form Ajji.

See also


  1. The History of Sacred Places in India As Reflected in Traditional Literature, Ed. Hans Bakker, 1990, BRILL
  2. Mahāvīra, His Times and His Philosophy of Life By [[]]Hiralal Jain, Adinath Neminath Upadhye, 1974 Bharatiya Jnanpith,


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