Category - Jainism

Jainism /ˈdʒeɪnɪz(ə)m/, traditionally known as Jaina dharma, is an Indian religion that prescribes a path of non-violence towards all living beings and emphasizes spiritual independence and equality between all forms of life. Practitioners believe that non-violence and self-control are the means by which they can obtain liberation. Currently, Jainism is divided into two major sects —Digambara and Śvētāmbara.


Divinity in Jainism

Jains do not believe in a God or gods in the way that many other religions do, but they do believe in divine (or at least perfect) beings who are worthy...


Ahimsa Paramo Dharmah

Mahavir, the 24th and last Tirthankara (Spiritual Teacher and Guide) of the Jains taught that:
“There is no quality of soul more subtle than non-violence...

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