Jainism: An Indian Religion of Salvation

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1999 - 551 páginas
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The present book is one of the best and stimulating books ever written by scholars on Jainism. A glance at its contents will reveal the fact that Glasenapp has covered almost all the salient features of Jainism. The book is divided into
 

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Foreword
8
Mahavira
29
The Oldest Community
39
HI Propagation and Prime
49
Decline
69
Jainas in Hindu Kingdoms
75
The Present Time
83
Preliminary Remarks
99
The Soul under the Influence of Karma
194
Ethics
213
Cosmology
241
Worldhistory and Hagiography
271
The Foundations of the Society
349
Spirituality and Laymanship
367
Sects
383
Sections VI
401

The Canonic Literature
109
The NonCanonic Literature
125
Inscriptions
155
Preliminary Remarks
163
Metaphysics
177
B A Special Section
451
The Position of Jainism in the History of Religions
491
Jainism and the NonIndian Religions
505
Illustrations
527
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