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Jainism / 2.

Author: Natubhai Shah
Publisher: Portland : Sussex Academic Press, 1998.
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This is a comprehensive study of Jainism written by a practising Jain, drawing on his experience of Jainism in all its aspects. This second of two volumes covers: sacred literature, Jain philosophy  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natubhai Shah
ISBN: 1898723311 9781898723318
OCLC Number: 313318604
Description: 322 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Sacred Literature; Jain Scriptures and their Four Divisions; Modern and Translated Literature; The Jain View of the Universe; The Cosmos; Jain Concepts of the End of the World; The Six Realities; Jain Philosophy; Philosophical Aspects; Jiva; Ajiva; Nine Real Entities; Karma; Relativism; Spiritual Development; Jain Logic; Jain Art of Reasoning; Jain Psychology and the Theory of Knowledge; Sensory Knowledge; Scriptural Knowledge; Supernormal Forms of Knowledge; The Valid Sources of Knowledge; The Concept of the Soul; Science and Jainism; Science and Religion; Physics; Chemistry and Atomic Theory; Biology; Botany; Zoology; Medical Sciences; Mathematics; Astronomy; Astrology; Jain Heritage; Jain Art and Architecture; Temples and Places of Pilgrimage; Jain Institutions; The World's Spiritual Quest; Jainism and Other Faiths; Eastern Faiths; Western Faiths; Conclusions; Right Faith, Right Knowledge, Right Conduct; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Natubhai Shah.


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