Books in category Religion – Jainism

  • Guardians of the Transcendent

    Guardians of the Transcendent
    Anne Vallely

    Explores the many facets of what constitutes a moral life within the Terapanthi Svetambar Jain ascetic community, and examines the central role ascetics play in upholding the Jain moral order.

  • Emerald City

    Emerald City
    Lawrence A. Babb

    Based on oral history, the book describes how the industry is organised, when & how it developed certain characteristic features & its evolving relationship with a changing social context.

  • Framing the Jina

    Framing the Jina
    John Cort

    John Cort explores the narratives by which the Jains have explained the presence of icons of Jinas (their enlightened and liberated teachers) that are worshiped and venerated in the hundreds of thousands of Jain temples throughout India.

  • El Jainismo

    El Jainismo
    Agustín Pániker

    He aquí la primera monografía en castellano dedicada a una milenaria tradición religiosa poco conocida fuera de la India: el jainismo.

  • Jainism A Guide for the Perplexed

    Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed
    Sherry Fohr

    Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of this fascinating tradition, explaining many basic Jain values, beliefs and practices in the same way they are taught to Jains themselves, through the medium of sacred …

  • The Jewish Law Annual

    The Jewish Law Annual
    Bernard S. Jackson

    Many Jewish physicians, however Contributors to this volume address medical issues such as organ transplantation, physician's fees, new reproductive technologies, informed consent, and medical confidentiality in the context of Jewish law.

  • Nectar 27

    Nectar #27
    Babaji Bob Kindler, Jagadish Ghosh, Swami Brahmeshananda, Swami Aseshananda, Annapurna Sarada, Lex Hixon, John Francis, Helen Appell, Paravasta Sam Bailey, Michael J Isaacs

    These are precious words indeed, coming as they do from a select group of serious individuals, all singularly dedicated to their chosen tradition and its dissemination.

  • Civakacintamani

    Civakacintamani
    Tiruttakkatevar

    The circa 9th century work Civakacintamani is one of the five epic masterpieces of Tamil literature. Though the work of a Jain mendicant, Tiruttakkatevar, it is famed for its erotic description and the scenes of love of its hero Civakan.

  • वीरोपनिषद्
    Acharya Kalyanbodhi Suriji

    Read this book to know the essence of the life of Bhagvan Mahavira, who was the 24th tirthankara of the Jains. This text is a short work by Acharya Bhadrabahu Swamiji, composed for the benefit of all mankind.

  • Vicissitudes of the Goddess

    Vicissitudes of the Goddess
    Sree Padma

    Drawing on archaeological, artistic, sculptural and inscriptional sources and participant/observer insights, Sree Padma reconstructs a history of goddess worship in India from ancient times (before the rise of Buddhism and bhakti) to …

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