Jainism: An Introduction (Introduction to Religion)

Jainism: An Introduction (Introduction to Religion)

by JefferyDLong (Author)


Traces the history of the Jain community from founding sage Mahavira to the present day. This book explores asceticism, worship, the life of the Jain layperson, relations between Jainism and other Indic traditions, the Jain philosophy of relativity, and the implications of Jain ideals for the contemporary world.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Publisher: I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Published: 25 Jun 2009

ISBN 10: 1845116267
ISBN 13: 9781845116262