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Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online

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Hrsg. v. Knut A. Jacobsen unter Mitwirkung v. John E. Cort, Paul Dundas und Kristi L. Wiley

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Brill Academic Publishers

Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online

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2590-2768


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108304

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The Jain tradition, which combines the goal of well-being in this world with an ultimate aim of spiritual liberation, has made significant contributions to Indian culture and society through the values and ideals of nonviolence and asceticism. Jainism is among the oldest religions of South Asian origin. Today it is found both in India and among the Indian diaspora communities. The study of the history, literature, and teachings of the Jains and their social and cultural contexts as well as the contemporary ritual, devotional, and ascetic practices is an important field of scholarship.

Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism makes available up-to-date research on main aspects of the Jain traditions in original essays written by some of the world's foremost scholars on Jainism. 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. 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, literature, and philosophy and logic

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