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 that traces its spiritual ideas and history through a succession...
- (Householder in Jainism, Buddha's disciple in Buddhism), Jina (Tirthankara in Jainism, Buddha in Buddhism), Chaitya, Stupa, Pudgala (Matter in Jainism, soul in...
- Jainism is a religion founded in ancient India. Jains trace their history through twenty-four tirthankara and revere Rishabhanatha as the first tirthankara...
- Bengal Jainism in Bihar Jainism in Bundelkhand Jainism in Delhi Jainism in Gujarat (Gujarati Jain) Jainism in Rajasthan (Marwari Jain) Jainism in Karnataka...
- 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...
- is considered the authoritative Jain philosophy text by all traditions of Jainism. It has the same importance in Jainism as Vedanta Sūtras and Yogasūtras...
- rituals, fasts and other religious components of Jainism are different from those of Hinduism. "Jain" is derived from the word Jina, referring to a human...
- principle by the 24th and last tirthankar of Jainism, Lord Mahavir and was not included by earlier tirthankars of Jainism. The term ahinsa means nonviolence, non-injury...
- Jain symbols are symbols based on the Jain philosophy. The four arms of the swastika symbolize the four states of existence as per Jainism: a Heavenly...
- Jainism. Jainism rejects the idea of a creator deity responsible for the manifestation, creation, or maintenance of this universe. According to Jain doctrine...
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