jainism : Definition, Usages, News and More

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jay ni zuhm

  • n  sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism
  • n  religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being
News & Articles


  • Vivek Oberoi in Sify
    Hats off to Swami Chidanand Saraswati of Inter-Faith organisation for bringing together leaders from Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, Islam, Christianity and Hinduism,Vivek posted.
  • Hermann Jacobi in Khabrein.info
    Dr. Hermann Jacobi believes that "Jainism goes back to a very early period, and to primitive currents of religious and metaphysical speculation, which gave rise to the oldest Indian philosophies. They (the Jains) seem to have worked out their system...
  • William Dalrymple in NPR
    In both Buddhism and Jainism, a lack of attachment means detachment,Dalrymple says. "And to be truly detached, you can't love. You can't form close friendships. And she realized that she had not followed ...... the dictates of her faith...

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