Jainism: Volume 2 The World of Conquerors

Jainism: Volume 2 The World of Conquerors

By: Natubhai Shah (author)Hardback

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The first comprehensive study of Jainism to be published in the West.

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Dr. Natubhai Shah, a medical graduate of Bombay University, is Chairman of the Jain Academy and Founder President of Jain Samaj Europe. He represents Jainism at the highest level.


Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Sacred Literature; Jain Scriptures and their Four Divisions; Modern and Translated Literature; The Jain View of the Universe; The Cosmos; Jain Concepts of the End of the World; The Six Realities; Jain Philosophy; Philosophical Aspects; Jiva; Ajiva; Nine Real Entities; Karma; Relativism; Spiritual Development; Jain Logic; Jain Art of Reasoning; Jain Psychology and the Theory of Knowledge; Sensory Knowledge; Scriptural Knowledge; Supernormal Forms of Knowledge; The Valid Sources of Knowledge; The Concept of the Soul; Science and Jainism; Science and Religion; Physics; Chemistry and Atomic Theory; Biology; Botany; Zoology; Medical Sciences; Mathematics; Astronomy; Astrology; Jain Heritage; Jain Art and Architecture; Temples and Places of Pilgrimage; Jain Institutions; The World's Spiritual Quest; Jainism and Other Faiths; Eastern Faiths; Western Faiths; Conclusions; Right Faith, Right Knowledge, Right Conduct; Glossary; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781898723974
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9781898723974
  • weight: 617
  • ISBN10: 1898723974

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