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Jains in the world : religious values and ideology in India

Author: John E Cort
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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This book presents a detailed fieldwork-based study of the ancient Indian religion of Jainism. Drawing on field research in northern Gujarat and on the study of both ancient Sanskrit and Prakrit and  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Cort
ISBN: 0195132343 9780195132342
OCLC Number: 57552728
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 267 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Note on Language, Transliteration, and NamesHymn to Pancasar ParsvanathIntroduction: On the Occasion of the Blessed Installation of the Lord1. The Ideology of the Path to Liberation2. Jains and Jainism in Patan3. Going to the Temple: How to Worship God4. Gifting and Grace: Patterns of Lay-Mendicant Interaction5. Holy Asceticism6. Remembrance and Celebration: The Jain Religious Year7. Ideologies and Realms of ValueHymn to Pancasar ParsvanathGlossaryNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: John E. Cort.


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The scholarship is impressive ... this is a well-researched and interesting volume * Gavin Flood, Times Literary Supplement * As a clear, detailed, rich, and accessible account of the life of a Read more...

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