The Jains

The Jains
Author : Paul Dundas
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 368
Release : 2003-09-02
ISBN 10 : 9781134501656
ISBN 13 : 113450165X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Jains Book Description:

The Indian religion of Jainism, whose central tenet involves non-violence to all creatures, is one of the world's oldest and least-understood faiths. Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptures and ritual, and describing how the Jains have, over 2500 years, defined themselves as a unique religious community. This revised and expanded edition takes account of new research into Jainism.


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