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Historical dictionary of Jainism

Author: Kristi L Wiley
Publisher: Lanham (Md.) : Scarecrow Press, 2004.
Series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, 53
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Dictionnaire
dictionnaire
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristi L Wiley
ISBN: 0810850516 9780810850514
OCLC Number: 469429945
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 251-286.
Description: XI-287 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Editor's Foreword 2 Preface 3 Jain Scriptures 4 Reader's Notes 5 Map of Major Jain Sites in India 6 Chronology 7 Introduction 8 The Dictionary 9 Appendix *The Fourteen Gunasthanas*The Eleven Pratimas*The Jain Festival Calendar*Tirthankaras Cognizances*Tirthankaras' Birth and Nirvana Sites*Tirthankaras' Yaksas and Yaksis 10 Bibliography 11 About the Author
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, 53
Responsibility: Kristi L. Wiley.
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Wiley, a visiting lecturer for courses in Indian religions at the University of California at Berkeley and author of various articles on Jainism, her specialty, has provided more than a dictionary of Read more...

 
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