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History of Jainism

Sharma, V. K.

History of Jainism

with special reference to Mathurā

by Sharma, V. K.

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Published by D.K. Printworld in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Mathura
    • Subjects:
    • Jainism -- India -- Mathura -- History,
    • Jaina art -- India -- Mathura -- History,
    • Architecture, Jaina -- India -- Mathura -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-267) and index.

      Statementby V.K. Sharma.
      SeriesReconstructing Indian History & culture ;, no. 23
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1325.9.M37 S53 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 280 p. [18] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3713503M
      ISBN 10812460195X
      LC Control Number2003313680


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Buddhism also appeared in this region, as did other belief systems that renounced the world and opposed the ritualistic Brahmanic.

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The sangha. Both the Mahavira and the Buddha felt that only those who left their homes could gain true knowledge. They arranged for them to stay together in the sangha, an association of those who left their homes.

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The origin of Jainism is obscure. The followers of Jainism believe that their religion is eternal and Rishabhanath, the first tirthankara, was also its fo. Review: This book provides an orderly and clear exposition of Jainism as a philosophy and way of life, Jain history, and the Jains as a people.

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The holy teachers are called the Jina, and they are the epitome of teaching for all. Jainism evokes images of monks wearing face-masks to protect insects and mico-organisms from being inhaled.

Or of Jains sweeping the ground in front of them to ensure that living creatures are not inadvertently crushed: a practice of non-violence so radical as to defy easy comprehension/5. Jainism arose in 7th century BC Eastern India, home to Hinduism and Buddhism.

It was a time and place of religious renewal, in which several groups reacted against the formalized rituals and hierarchical organization of traditional. Jainism is one of the foremost world religions that pushes human beings to rise to their highest potential and discover their most compassionate self.

Jainism Buddhism Religion (Indian History) Dinesh Miglani (BUYING PENDRIVE SSC CAT IPM ) - Duration: Dinesh Miglani Tutori views The Book Deals With The Beginnings Of Jainism And Its Doctrines And Beliefs, Its Spread And Preachings Of The Tirthankaras As Well As Its Contribution To India S Culture And Art Heritage.

Based On Original Sources And With Numerous Illustrations, It Focuses Upon Jainism In The Specific Context Of Mathura. He wrote a book titled Life Force: The World of Jainism that serves as a written companion to the film, and he contributed the chapter on Jainism to Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim’s Worldviews and Ecology Though not trained as a scholar of Jainism, Tobias nonetheless recognized a commonality between his own environmental interests and.

Jainism is a religion originally from India that teaches that "all the events in the universe are self-caused, random, fixed and are independent of previous events or external causes or god": Jain philosophy is the oldest philosophy of India that distinguishes body (matter) from the soul (consciousness) completely.

It teaches that the universe is eternal and that every living being Abrahamic: Samaritanism Judaism Gnosticism. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barodia, U.D.

History and literature of Jainism. Bombay, Jain graduates' association,   Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India.

With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major. The book presents Jainism in a way that is authentic and engaging to specialists and non-specialists alike. Life Force: The World of Jainism This is the best book on Jainism. Michael Tobias has described non-violance(ahimsa) in great details.

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