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Jains in the World

Religious Values and Ideology in India

by John E. Cort

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7388984M
ISBN 100195132343
ISBN 109780195132342

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Meaning of Jainism; Tradition of Tirthankara. " Jains in the World is a significant and welcome ethnography of contemporary Jains in western India by the most prominent scholar of Jainism in North America. Jains in the World by John E. Cort. Drawing on field research in northern Gujarat and on the study of both ancient Sanskrit and Prakrit and modern vernacular Jain religious literature, the author gives a comprehensive portrait of the Jainism as it is prectised te chapters present descriptions of temple worship and the connected Jain understanding of divinity; interactions between.

Professor Long's book, Jainism: An Introduction, is a thoroughly researched overview of the Jain tradition, a religion and set of philosophical constructs that have influenced Indian thought for Cited by:   The holy book of Jainism is a collection of texts known as Agam Literature or the Agam Sutras.

Jains see these texts, which are the transcriptions of Lord Mahavir's sermons, as sacred documents. Jainism is an Eastern religion with origins in Jains in the World book Indus river valley dating back to B.C. MISSION 24L Mission 24L and Jainworld.

Massive GB site having web pages, images, hours of Audio and Video, 24 languages, complete books in several languages, + hits per day, visits from countries and man-years of work. Jainworld has revolutionized the way Jainism is perceived globally by creating a visible, global signature for Jainism.

Jainworld was the first to bring Jainism to digital space by creating very first online Jain resource and is the de facto entry point globally to the exciting world of Jainism. The Indian religion of Jainism, whose central tenet involves non-violence to all creatures, is one of the world's oldest and least-understood faiths.

Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptures and ritual, and describing how the Jains have, over years, defined themselves as a unique religious community/5.

Today the number of Jains in the world is about. 5 million. Eleven books of Anga and thirty-four books of Angabahya. The most distinctive and primary Jain doctrine is. Ahimsa. Ahimsa involves. Restricting one's diet to vegetables, Straining one's water before drinking it, Drinking only as much water as is absolutely necessary (ALL).

The holy book of Jainism is a collection of texts known as Agam Literature or the Agam Sutras. Jains see these texts, which are the transcriptions of Lord Mahavir's sermons, as sacred documents. Jainism is an Eastern religion with origins in the Indus river valley dating back to B.C.

Books shelved as jainism: Jainism: An Introduction by Jeffery D. Long, The Jains by Paul Dundas, Life Force: The World of Jainism by Michael Tobias, The. Pilgrimages Siddhakshetra – Site believed to be of the moksha of an arihant (kevalin) or tirthankara, such as: Ashtapada, Atishayakshetra – Locations where divine events are believed to have occurred, such as: Mahavirji, Rishabhdeo, Puranakshetra – Places associated with the lives of great.

The Jains in India are the last direct representatives of the ancient Śramaṇa tradition. They follow Jainism, the religion taught by the twenty-four propagators of faith called tirthankaras. The total Jain population is estimated to be 4+ million people worldwide.

1 Sangha. It is perhaps the most comprehensive and concise book of its kind, and few books on Jainism are as appropriate for academic instruction as Jaini's. "Guidelines of Jainism" by Muni Bhadrabahu Vijay () is an authoritative handbook of sorts composed in a question-answer format.

Publisher Synopsis As a clear, detailed, rich, and accessible account of the life of a community, Jains in the World is unsurpassed in the field of Jain studies, and stands as a fine example of ethnographic writing in the broader fields of anthropology and the study of religion.

I was surprised to discover that Jainism dates from the time of the Buddha, and has such a large following today. The most enjoyable parts of the book were its discussions of Jainist ethics and the nature of the Life Force.

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Jains in the world: religious values and ideology in India. [John E Cort] -- "This book presents a detailed fieldwork-based study of the ancient Indian religion of Jainism. Drawing on field research in northern Gujarat and on the study of both ancient Sanskrit and Prakrit and. Jains believe that their tradition does not have a historical founder.

The first Jain figure for whom there is reasonable historical evidence is Parshvanatha (or Parshva), a renunciant teacher who may have lived in the 7th century bce and founded a community based upon the abandonment of worldly concerns.

Today there are about ten million Jains around the world, but most live in India. The Jains believe in rebirth of the soul. That means they believe that when a living being dies the soul is born in another body. Eventually Jains hope to break free of the cycle of birth and rebirth and gain salvation.

Download all Old NCERT E-Book in one place. Modern World History Jain And Gautam Raj Jain, Raunica Ahluwalia Globalised World This file you can free. Read History Of The Modern World book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery History of modern world by jain & Mathur out of.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.The “book of life” that is believed to be reviewed by God at the time of death c.

the moral law of cause and effect that determines prospects for a good rebirth d. “ethical duty”.