Jainism


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sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism

religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism

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His abstract says, "Jaina authors use a pluralistic epistemological model as a tool to claim the superiority of Jainism over the other schools of Indian thought.
While Buddhism, which shares many of the same beliefs, has almost died out in the Indian mainland, Jainism continues to thrive.
The appropriate response at the threshold of the twenty-first century -- when science and technology have brought us into a global community, and we are becoming more and more aware of our global citizenship -- should be one that would allow me to accept Christianity as my way to ultimate reality and total well-being and, simultaneously, accept the fact that Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Judaism, and Islam are alternative, authentic, and fulfilling ways for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Jews, and Muslims, respectively.
In Jainism, Diksha is also known as "Charitra" or "Mahanibhiskraman.
The goal is to teach awareness of the underlying context for works of art associated with the chief religions and philosophies in India, China, and Japan, namely, Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shintoism.
Over the last fifteen years researchers in Prakrit and Jainism have been heartened to see that retirement from academic duties has not in any way lessened the output of Professor Willem (W.
They are highly regarded and are Hindus with the Jainism faith.
They consist of entries on the major faith traditions, including Zoroastrianism, Greek and Roman gods, Celtic and Norse gods, Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, and Sikhism; the religious dimensions of major wars and conflicts, such as the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Cold War, World War I, World War II, and the medieval European crusades against Middle Eastern Islam; religious aspects of smaller wars and conflicts, such as the Anglo-Sikh Wars, the Balkan Wars, the Bishops' Wars, and the German Peasants' War; and key battles, leaders, philosophers, and theologians, as well as weapons.
All major religious traditions-Islam, Christianity, Hindu, of course, Jainism and Buddhism - all major religious traditions-teach us the practice of compassion, love, forgiveness, tolerance.
Ajnala sought the amendment to drop Explanation II in Article 25 defining Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism as components of the Hindu religion.
McClelland, a retired teacher and Zen dharma master, leads readers on guided tour of non-earthly realms and their residents in this reference on ancient and modern concepts of karma and reincarnation from cultures and religious sects around the world, from ancient Egypt and Australian aboriginal beliefs through Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Jainism, Gnosticism, Kabbalism, and new age groups.
The author has organized the main body of his text in thirteen chapters devoted to indigenous religions, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Daoism and Confucianism, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
They have confirmed that the idol is of Lord Aadinath -- also known as Rishabhdev -- the founder of Jainism.
Folkert's Scripture and Community: Collected Essays on the Jains and misspells the name of the distinguished scholar of early Jainism K.
The beginning of the book discusses the beginnings of Jainism and its divergence from faiths grown in similar locales such as Buddhism.