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An Encyclopaedia of Jainism
Reprint. Originally published: Calcutta, 1917.
|Statement||editor, P.C. Nahar and K.C. Ghosh.|
|Series||Sri Garib Dass oriental series ;, no. 40, Sri Garib Das oriental series ;, no. 40.|
|Contributions||Nahar, Puran Chand., Ghosh, Krishnachandra.|
|LC Classifications||BL1351.2 .E43 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, xxx, 706, lxxviii p. ;|
|Number of Pages||706|
|LC Control Number||92911761|
Jainism - Important figures of Jain legend - The Jains developed their own legendary history, the Deeds of the 63 Illustrious Men, which Western scholars call the Universal History. The most important figures in this history are the 24 Tirthankaras, perfected human beings who appear from time to time to preach and embody the faith. Other important figures in the history are from the .
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The present book AN ENCYCWPAEDIA OF JAINISM, is a compilation' forming' an epitome having for its basis the most orthodox principles, doctrine and tenets as found in the original work of authority and high antiquity as promulgated on the subject by Jaina speculative writers and conformed to by accurate thinkers in their spiritual inquiries.
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The articles address topics such as the human condition, pantheons, historical perspectives, regional cultures, renunciation, lay society, ritual, devotion, visual and material culture, time and space. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Encyclopaedia of Jainism.
Delhi, An Encyclopaedia of Jainism book Sri Satguru Publications, (OCoLC) Online version. Encyclopedia of Jainism (30 Vols.) by Nagendra This thirty volume Encyclopaedia of Jainism is compiled, edited and arranged in alphabetical order by a renowned orientalist, which includes all important aspects of Jainism from the earliest time to present day.
This Encyclopaedia is vast collection of more than thousands Jaina scholars, philosophers. The encyclopedia is thematic and seeks to present a balanced and impartial view of Jainism with a focus on both historical and contemporary traditions and institutions.
Jacobi, states in his article on Jainism in Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics (Vol. II, pp. ): “Notwithstanding the radical difference in their philosophical notions, Jainism and Buddhism being outside the place of Brahmanism, present resemblances in outward appearance, so that even Indian writers occasionally have confounded Size: KB.
JAIN ENCYCLOPEDIA: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION. Jain Dharma or Jain Religion is supposed to be the ancient most religion among the various religious traditions prevailing on Indian land since ancient times. This religion is especially based on the victory over sensual pleasures thus directing towards the eternal bliss of soul.
Antiquity of Jain Thought. India is a land of manifold religions. A peep into the past history of her religions reveals the fact that in the ancient period three prominent religions were followed by the people of the country i.
Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Jainism, Indian religion teaching a path to spiritual purity and enlightenment through disciplined nonviolence (ahimsa, literally “noninjury”) to all living creatures. The present book is one of the best and stimulating books ever written by scholars on Jainism.
A glance at its contents will reveal the fact that Glasenapp has covered almost all the salient features of Jainism. The book is divided into5/5(2).
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Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, where he has taught since receiving his Ph.D. in the philosophy of religions from the University of Chicago Divinity School in the year Long is the author of three books–A Vision for Hinduism (), Jainism: An Introduction (), and The Historical Dictionary of.
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Bool Chand. Jainism - Jainism - Festivals: Important days in the Jain calendar are called parvan, and on these days religious observances, such as structured periods of fasting and festivals, take place.
The principal Jain festivals can generally be connected with the five major events in the life of each Tirthankara: descent into his mother’s womb, birth, renunciation, attainment of. 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.
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A form of religion intermediate between Brahminism and Buddhism, originated in India in pre-Christian times, and has maintained its heretical attitude towards Brahminism down to the present day.
The name is derived from jina, conqueror, one of the epithets popularly applied to the reputed founder of the m bears a striking resemblance to Buddhism in its monastic.
The book shows how Buddhism and Jainism share the basic concepts of karma, rebirth, and liberation with Hinduism while giving them their own hue, and how they differ from the Hindu tradition in their understanding of the role of the Vedas, the "caste system," and ritualism in.
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. Everyone knows Gandhi but many don't know driving force behind Gandhi's Ahimsa.
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. 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 over years.
This succinct, completely engaging overview of Jainism, the historical contexts of Jain intellectual thought, and the relationship of Cited by: Followers of Jainism are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit word jina (victor) who connotes the path of victory in crossing over life's stream of rebirths by destroying the karma through an ethical and spiritual life.
Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, where he has taught since receiving his Ph.D. in the philosophy of religions from the University of Chicago Divinity School in the year Long is the author of three books–A Vision for Hinduism (), Jainism: An Introduction (), and The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism ().Author: Jeffery D.
Long. JAINISM. m is a South Asian religious tradition which takes its name from those (Sanskrit, Jaina; English, "Jain") who follow the teachings and example of authoritative teachers called Jina (conqueror). These teachers are also called "makers of the ford" (Sanskrit, t ī rtha ṃ kara), signifying their construction of a community of monks, nuns, laymen, and laywomen that.
From the Jacket The present publication, Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, is intended to focus attention on the traditional details concerning images and heir worship.
The details given in these volumes are taken entirely from the traditional texts of Agama and Silpa – sastra, like Brhatsamhita, Manasara, Ksyapa – silpa, Isana – siva – guru – deva – paddhati, Silpa – ratna. Jainism is a religion founded in ancient trace their history through twenty-four tirthankara and revere Rishabhanatha as the first tirthankara (in the present time-cycle).
Some artifacts found in the Indus Valley civilization have been suggested as a link to ancient Jain culture, but this is highly speculative and a subjective interpretation. 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. Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, where he has taught since receiving his Ph.D.
in the philosophy of religions from the University of Chicago Divinity School in the year Long is the author of three books–A Vision for Hinduism (), Jainism: An Introduction (), and The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism ().
ISBN: Review: The "Jain Path of Purification" was, in addition to the previous work, one of the very first books of its kind to be authored by a Jain for the education of those unfamiliar with the Jain worldview and way of life.
It is perhaps the most comprehensive and concise book of its kind, and few books on Jainism are as. Jain Wiki is the largest Jain website and an encyclopedia that encompasses a work-in-progress ambitious project to have an all-in-one Jainism directory.
In other words, it shall contain list of all Jain Temples, Jain Aagams, Jain organizations, Jain monks and nuns, Jain mantra, Jain books, Jain events, prominent Jain personalities, and more. The Jain eLibrary website is an online collection of Jain scriptures, Jain manuscripts, Jain dictionary, Jain encyclopedia, Jain articles, Jain magazines, and ancient and contemporary Jain books in English, Hindi, Gujarati, and other languages.
For and Non Jain English readers to know Jainism — “A Religion of Universal Laws", this book is a 'Must Read.’ Life is a provisional existence of unknown limits. Mahavira, also known as Vardhamana was the 24th tirthankara of was the spiritual successor of 23rd tirthankara Parshvanatha.
Jain tradition holds that Mahavira was born in the early part of the 6th century BCE into a royal Kshatriya Jain family in present-day Bihar, abandoned all worldly possessions at the age of about 30 and left home in pursuit of spiritual Parents: Siddhartha (father), Trishala (mother).
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Buy Encyclopaedia of Jainism by P.C. Nahar from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ 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.
Diwali has a very special significance in marks the anniversary of Nirvana (final release) or liberation of Mahavira's soul, the twenty fourth and last Jain Tirthankara of present cosmic is celebrated at the same time as the Hindu festival of marks the end of the year for the Jains and it likewise remembers the passing commemoration of their 24th Celebrations: Going to the Jain Temple.
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Mahavira is believed to be the last in a series of 24 Tirthankaras in the first age of the world. In the next age another 24 will live.