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Facets of Jainism

Seminar on Glimpses of Early Jaina Thought (1989 Dept. of Jainology, University of Madras)

Facets of Jainism

by Seminar on Glimpses of Early Jaina Thought (1989 Dept. of Jainology, University of Madras)

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Published by Dept. of Jainology, University of Madras in Chennai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jainism -- India -- Tamil Nadu -- Congresses.

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, N. Vasupal.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSeries -- 1
    ContributionsVasupal, N., University of Madras. Dept. of Jainology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1324.T35 S46 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16674976M
    LC Control Number2007388408

    Jainism (jī´nĬzəm) [i.e., the religion of Jina], religious system of India practiced by about 5,, persons. Jainism, Ajivika, and Buddhism arose in the 6th cent. BC as protests against the overdeveloped ritualism of Hinduism, particularly its sacrificial cults, and the authority of the tradition teaches that a succession of 24 tirthankaras (saints) originated the religion. No single book can give complete understanding of Jain philosophy as it is very vast and diverse explaining minute details. However, 1. To get the essence of Jainism in one single book.. you can refer to the one and only ‘Tattvartha Sutra’. 2. Aga.

      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.

    Jainism Resource Center Literature Center Quick Index. Ahimsa Alcohol Cosmetics.. Articles Forgiveness Theory of Karma.. Books 12 Facets Miracles.. Education 10 Virtues Jain God.. Rituals Aloyana Pratikraman Questions & Answers Quotes Compassionate Lord Mahavir World Religions Buddhism Christianity Youth Essays Sikhism Lord Mahavir.. Youth. The book comprises essays on different aspects of Jaina Philosophy and how Jainism was practised in South India, particularly in Karnataka, from the 2nd to the 13th centuries. There are chapters on Jain Saints and women ascetics and the patronage extended to Jainism by the Kasamba, Calukya and Hoysala dynasties.


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