#Jainism

The Sacred and the Profane

Not even religious teachings are immune to impermanence and change. The danger is when law is used to criminalize questioning…

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ECONOMIC LIFE OF JAINS IN MEDIEVAL TIMES (PART-IV)

The economic life of Jains in medieval times can be reconstructed from a host of indigenous and European language sources.…

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Siddha Hemachandra – A Great Indian Sage of Jainism

For writing the encyclopedia, Hemachandra had collected the historic manuscripts and literature from the ancient Sharda University of Kashmir. By…

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In ancient Punjab, religion was fluid, not watertight

Buddhism was very popular in Punjab during the Mauryan and post-Mauryan period. [Eminent historian Romila Thapar’s speech at the History…

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Birth Anniversary of last Jain Tirthankar Bhagwan Mahavir

Jainism believes in beginningless and endless existence of the Universe   By Vimal Shah, Mumbai   Jainism is one of…

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Jainism: Philosophy of Ecological Harmony and Non-Violence

Jainism is a faith that emphasizes on non-violence, respect for the environment and the power of meditation Any one individual…

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