Terapantha sect means "path of thirteen" and refers to an 18th century Jain reform movement, severely puritanical, launched by a monk named Bhikanji and twelve followers. Today, under the leadership of Acharya Tulsi, the Terapanths have taken their commitment to reform to the wider society with a more general reform movement called Anuvrata, "small-vows." It is based on making and keeping small, attainable vows as a step toward lifting the moral tone of the society