Definition of Jainism. Meaning of Jainism. Synonyms of Jainism

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Definition of Jainism

Jainism
Jainism Jain"ism, n. The heterodox Hindoo religion, of which the most striking features are the exaltation of saints or holy mortals, called jins, above the ordinary Hindoo gods, and the denial of the divine origin and infallibility of the Vedas. It is intermediate between Brahmanism and Buddhism, having some things in common with each.

Meaning of Jainism from wikipedia

- Jainism (/ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. Followers of Jainism are called "Jains", a word derived from...
- Jainism is a religion founded in ancient India. Jains trace their history through twenty-four tirthankara and revere Rishabhanatha as the first tirthankara...
- hallmark of Jain identity. A side effect of this strict discipline is the exercise of asceticism, which is strongly encouraged in Jainism for lay people...
- then preached Jainism for thirty years. Where he preached has been a subject of disagreement between the two major traditions of Jainism: the Śvētāmbaras...
- (Householder in Jainism, Buddha's disciple in Buddhism), Jina (Tirthankara in Jainism, Buddha in Buddhism), Chaitya, Stupa, Pudgala (Matter in Jainism, soul in...
- Bengal Jainism in Bihar Jainism in Bundelkhand Jainism in Delhi Jainism in Gujarat (Gujarati Jain) Jainism in Rajasthan (Marwari Jain) Jainism in Karnataka...
- Sourabh Raj Jain (born 1 December 1985) is an Indian actor and former model. He is best known for his roles of Lord Krishna in Mahabharat and Lord Shiva...
- अजीव non-soul). This basic premise of Jainism makes it a dualistic philosophy. The jiva, according to Jainism, is an essential part of how the process...
- Jain symbols are symbols based on the Jain philosophy. The four arms of the swastika symbolize the four states of existence as per Jainism: Heavenly beings...
- significant place in Jainism, as twenty-two Tirthankaras were born in this dynasty. Origin Rishabhanatha (son of King Nabhi), the founder of Jainism in the present...
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