Facets of Jainology: Selected Research Papers on Jain Society, Religion, and Culture

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Popular Prakashan, 2001 - Civilization, Jaina - 242 pages
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This Collection Of Research Papers Presents A Complete Picture Of The Jain Community`S Way Of Life, Its People And Its Culture. The First Part Deals With Jain Society, The Second With Jain Religion And The Concluding Part Relates To Jain Culture. Scholars And Lay Readers Interested In Various Aspects Of Jainology Will Find It Useful.
  

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Contents

Jains as a Significant Minority
3
A Neglected Branch of Study
8
Jain Society and National Culture
17
Jain Sangha and Society
25
Growth of Jain Population
30
Distribution of Jain Population
36
SexComposition of Jain Population
56
Reform Movements Among Jains in Modern India
60
A Historic Document
120
The Jain Tradition of Tirthankaras
127
The B hattaraka Trad i t i o n
133
Practicability of Ahimsa
144
Basic Positivity of Ahimsa
152
Social Significance of Ahimsa
162
Status of Jainism in India
171
JAIN CULTURE 183243
183

History of Social Reforms among Jains
67
Social Dimensions of Recent Developments in Jainism
80
Position of a Widow in ihe Jain Community
85
The Formation of Castes and SubCastes
92
JAIN RELIGION 97181
97
The Oldest Religion
99
Remarkable
110
Jain Contributions to Indian Culture
185
Cultural Contributions of Jain Acharyas
197
The Mahamastakabhisheka Ceremony
225
Prakrit Studies Today
228
Twelve Contemplations
235
Hymn of Gommatesha
240
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