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Jainism and ecology

Jainism and ecology

nonviolence in the web of life

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Published by Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Jainism,
  • Jainism -- Doctrines,
  • Environmental ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-231) and index.

    Statementedited by Christopher Key Chapple.
    SeriesReligions of the world and ecology
    ContributionsChapple, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1375.H85 J35 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliv, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15536373M
    ISBN 100945454333, 0945454341
    LC Control Number2002023800
    OCLC/WorldCa49285575

    "This book is a significant contribution to the proper understanding of Jainism and its approach towards the environment. As the author convincingly argues, Jain philosophy should be considered as a precious contribution from the Global South to environmental philosophy, this all the more as the South is much affected by economical over. Religions of the world and ecology. imprint Cambridge, Mass.: Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School, c

      The book Ecology and religion: Ecological concepts in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Islam, Christianity and Sikhism is an impressive survey of ecological ideas from different religious perspectives, including, as the title suggests, some discussion of Jainism and m, in case you never covered it in RE, is an Indian religion that's all about non-violence. : Ecology and Religion: Ecological Concepts in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Islam, Christianity and Sikhism () by Narayan, Rajdeva and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $

      The twenty-five-hundred-year-old tradition of Jainism, which emphasizes nonviolence as the only true path leading to liberation, offers a worldview seemingly compatible with the goals of environmental activism. But can Jainism adopt a sociocentric environmentalism without compromising Price: $   Jainism is an Indian religion that emphasizes complete non-violence and asceticism. Followers of Jainism are called Jains, and there are about 4 million worldwide. Jainism emerged in 6th-century BCE India, the same time Buddhism was developing. The faith is named for the jinas, spiritual conquerors who have achieved liberation and nts: 4 million.


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Jainism is a modern word to describe the ancient spiritual path of non-violence. The term Jain comes from the word „Jina‟ which means „spiritual victor‟. It designates a person who is a conqueror of the inner enemies – anger, ego, deceit, greed, fear, attachment, and hatred.

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