2 edition of Facets of Jainism found in the catalog.
Facets of Jainism
Seminar on Glimpses of Early Jaina Thought (1989 Dept. of Jainology, University of Madras)
Contributed articles presented at Seminar on Glimpses of Early Jaina Thought on February, 27-28, 1989 at the Department and few delivered in form of departmental lectures.
|Statement||editor, N. Vasupal.|
|Series||Series -- 1|
|Contributions||Vasupal, N., University of Madras. Dept. of Jainology.|
|LC Classifications||BL1324.T35 S46 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 232 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||232|
|LC Control Number||2007388408|
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Broadly; Jainism is divided into two major sects; Digambara and Shvetambara. These are further divided into different sub-sects and traditions. While there are differences in practices, the core philosophy and main principles of each sect is same. Jain literature comprises Jain Agamas and subsequent commentaries on them by various Jain literature is primarily divided between Digambara literature and Svetambara literature. Jain literature exists mainly in Magadhi Prakrit, Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil, Rajasthani, Dhundari, Marwari, Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Tulu and more recently in English.
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This book entitled Facets of Jainism is the first of the series of the publication under this Endowment by the Department of Jainology. It contains 9 papers of Seminar on Glimpses of Early Jaina Thought conducted by the Department on 27th and 28th February and 4 lectures conducted under Acharya Shri Tulsi Memorial Endowment Lectures during.
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