Jainism: An Indian Religion of Salvation
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1999 - 551 páginas
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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Página 169 - And as, my dear, by one nugget of gold all that is made of gold is known, the difference being only a name, arising from speech, but the truth being that all is gold?
Página 524 - Die Lehre vom Karman in der Philosophie der Jainas nach den Karmagranthas dargestellt.
Página 17 - ... government agents and detectives seems in some way to have been discovered by the conspirators in time to enable the distillers to " straighten up " before the official visitation was made. There is every reason to believe, without going beyond the testimony in this case, that the conspiracy here was not an isolated one, but only a link in a chain of frauds of like character in many states, thus enabling the leading conspirators in different places to cooperate with each other in ways and means...
Página 66 - Mures type which can be dated to the end of the 3rd century and the beginning of the 4th century AD have not been made in the area studied by us.
Página 524 - Jaina, précédé d'une esquisse de l'histoire du Jainisme d'après les inscriptions", Paris 1908.
Página ii - LALA SUNDAR LAL JAIN RESEARCH SERIES General Editor PROF. SATYA RANJAN BANERJEE Editorial Board PANDIT DALSUKH BHAI MALVANIA PROF. TG KALGHATGI PROF. KIYAOKI OKUDA PROF. COLETTE CAILLAT DR. NATHMAL TATIA PROF. ERNEST BENDER DR. PADMANABH S. JAINI PROF. KLAUS BRUHN PROF.
Página 225 - Lesyä in this transitory stage comprising only a period of a Muhurta. Then he enters the Sailesi-condition as long as one needs to express 5 short syllables (a, i, u, ri, li). Gone into meditation he destroys then the rest of the Karmas which still exist. He has thus become free from everything that is material — he is redeemed.
Página 491 - ... etc. There is no doubt that from the point of view of thermodynamics and of economy, air is a good working medium.
Página 221 - But apart from the posssibility of a relapse, it would be impossible to go through all the 14 stages one after the other because a direct transition from the first stage to the second is out of question and the llth stage is not directly passed before the 12th to the 14th.
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