Jainism

Parent Category: Religion & Spirituality
This ancient religion from India aims a divine consciousness and prescribes a direction of non-violence to all forms of living beings. The philosophy and practice relies primarily on self-effort in moving the soul up the spiritual ladder.
First of all, followers of Jainism are called Jains. They pray by reciting prayers in Indian languages. They do not ask god for things, but pray to draw inspiration from them. They go to their temples, called Derasars, as frequently as possible. The main prayer is the Navkar Mantra, or Maha Mantra....
There are mainly five teachings of Jainism (called 5 vows of Jainism) which include- . Ahimsa (or, non-violence) . Aprigraha (or, non-possessiveness) . Bramhcharya (or, chastity) . Asteya (or, non-stealing) . Satya (or, truthfulness)
live and let others live too peacefully
jainsim teaches ahinsa(non violence) and mahavira told that jeo or jene do( live and let others live)
good company at the same time somebody want terminate immediately ex.saravanan ..... jainhousing my mother home iam not forget my life long A.SIVASUBRAMANIAN, SAUDIARABIA TKS SANDEEP SIR
see a profound unity behind the multiplicity of the world
The Jain conception of God is quite different from what others fell about the same. In one way there are 24 Jain Tirthankars (God) but there are many other Jain Gods also, whom Jains worship as Arihants and Siddhas . However the Tirthankars are considered most important under Jain philosophy.
The text books which includes the teachings of Mahavira are calledthe Agamas
They are mainly in India. The United Kingdom, Canada, United States and East Africa (Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda) also have large Jain communities.
jainism is a religion obviously . but can someone please tell us what type of religion it is? . thank you. . jainism is a religion obviously . but can someone please tell us what type of religion it is? . thank you. . Jains reject belief in a creator god and seek release from endless reincarnation...
jain worship the jain gods called trithankara in the jain temples
Jain followers are classified in four groups. . 1. Saadhu(Monks) . 2. Sadhvi(Nuns) . 3. Shravak (Male devotee) . 4. Shravika(Fem ale devotee). In general Saadhu(s) and Sadhvi(s) are the religious leaders, but not necessarily. If somebody studied and understood the Aagam (jain literature's)...
the Mahavira temple is in the Mahavirji situated near rajasthan
yes, just not as strict as it used to be.
Jains worship many gods.
In the Jain religion of India, Sallekhana is ritual fasting that causes death by dehydration or starvation, considered an honorable act when death is inevitably near.
Neminatha, the 22nd Tirthankara of the Jains, was the son of Samudra Vijaya and grandson of Andhakavrishni. He is said to be a cousin of Krishna, the lord of the Bhagvadgita.
according to subject there are many books.one is tatvarthsutra.
in the age of Mahavira Jaininsam was known as Jin Sashan
Jin Sashan was names for jainism in the age of jainism
The seventh dream of queen Trishala saw a HUGE DISC OF SUN. The Sun was shining and destroying darkness. It was red like the flame of the forest. Lotuses bloomed at its touch. The Sun is the lamp of the sky and the lord of planets. The sun rose and put to end the evil activities of the creatures...
Diwali, Mahavir's day for getting pure knowledge, or kevalgyan. Also Pajushan, 8 days for jains to be pure and eat only jain food, no cheese, no veggies, no bread.
In theory, Jains do not worship deities, they contemplate on the 24 Tirthankaras (a bit like Buddhas) such as Mahavira and Parshvanath. However, many ordinary Jains often pray to Hindu deities and a lot of Jain temples will often be decorated with images of minor Hindu deities such as Saraswati (the...
The late Heinrich Zimmer, who is reputed to have been the greatest German Indologist of modern times, in his celebrated posthumous work, The Philosophies of India, conceded that there is truth in the Jain idea that their religion goes back to a remote antiquity, the antiquity in question being that...
It means when you reincarnate, if you lead a perfect life, then you escape the cycle of death and birth and become one with Brahman. Brahman- the spiritual power Hindus believe lives in everything living
yes you have to be pure vegetarian and condemn the things made upof the animal's skin
The question was "Is Jainism atheist?" Yes it is atheistic, but notin the way that people perceive it to be. Atheism refers to aviewpoint which rejects any beliefs in God.Jainism doesn't supportany God. In fact it supports "divinity of every soul". Jain templesare known as Derasars. There are idols...
jainism was founded by first thirthankar adinath (rishabdev) times immemorial. its very wrong to intrept that it was mahaveera. the fact is mahaveer was last thirthakar (24th) who carried over the mantle till the next thirthankara will incarnate on the earth.
Jainism is an ancient religious and philosophical tradition that is thought to have originated in the Ganges River basin. There remain some 4 million Jains in India, spread mainly between five states, and there is also a small but influential community of emigrants in both Europe and the United...
Jains believe in Jainism.
24 deitys... Mahavir=last, and Mallinath=only girl.
asceticism is the self-denial. Jains believe in an ascetic life of denying physical pleasure, putting your body through rigorous exercise and meditation. Jains also vow non-injury of life and take great strides not to even crush an insect as they walk.
There are two sects of jains : Digambar and Shwetamber(Most of their beliefs are similar). The monks of Digambar sects do not wear clothes. Reason: They must follow 5 rules strictly and at there best which are 1. Non-Violance 2. Truth 3. Non Stealing 4. Celibacy 5. Non-attachment to materialistic...
Yes, The 45th Infantry Division used the Swastika until 1930, then they changed their Symbol to the Thunderbird. Here is the link. http://www.45thdivisionmuseum.com/History/SwastikaToThunderbird.html
no,they need to follow the principles of Jainism. They rather partice a ritual called "Kesha Lochan" meaning pulling hairs by hands.
to celebrate the jayanti of lord mahavira it is celebrated asnational holiday
The first break in Hinduism, when a section of the Hindus declared that the performing a Yagna sacrifice - where many animals were originally offered - was an act of apostasy and that the Vedas were not the true embodiment of knowledge. These breakaway Hindus later became the Jains, who for the...
Jainism is a religion founded in India from about 367 BC byRishabha. Jainism has around five million adherents world-wide. Itdoes not believe in a creator nor a destroyer deity. Jainism is afaith based on [extreme] non violence called Ahimsa toward anyliving being, including the smallest of bugs and...
jain's are very less in population they represent a minority group
Jains believe in cycling through birth and rebirth. However their take on things is a little different from most religions that believe this. Not only can you be reincarnated into the earthly realm, but also into their layers of heaven and hells. You are not permanently stuck in hell, once you die...
Jainism was started by the first Tirthankar or the ford maker "lord Rishabh dev" also known as "Lord Aadinath".many thousands of years back..in his line there were 23 more "Tirthankars" of which 24th and last one was "lord Mahavir"[599-527 BC]...Jainism is the oldest religion in the world, even...
Popularity of Jainism never declined.
jain foolowers can do anything but should be vegetarian and notwear any thing made up of animals skin
What are ego and lust and greed and attachment and anger in Sikhism Budhism Jainism And Bhagavadgita? Five Evils : . 1. Kam (Lust) 2. Krodh (Rage) 3. Lobh (Greed) 4. Moh (Attachment) 5. Ahankar (Ego) . Five Evils or five thieves (pancadokh or panj vikar) as they are...
mahavir jayanti is celebrated as a national holiday in India
They eat vegetarian food without onions, potatoes, etc. (vegetables that grow underground).
Jainism and Buddhism spread quickly through India because they offered equality. The previous social system was the caste system, and so when Buddhism and Jainism were introduced, it was most popular among the poor, because it offered a chance to be equal to the wealthy. They were also popular among...
There is no supreme being....
go to this site... www.jainworld.com
there is as such no other names to jainism .it is only the surnameof the jains however differnt people can have various gotras
By following the five main principles of Jainism 1. Non- Violence 2. Non- Possessiveness 3. Non-Stealing 4. Celibacy 5. Always speaking the truth Other important concepts are multiplicity of views and the three jewels are right conduct, right knowledge, and right faith While there...
lord mahavira was the main founder of the jaisnism community
it is practiced everwhere where the jain's lived
they are kept at the temples at the time when they worship
Jainism believes in sacrificing greed.......There is no such dresscode to follow.......You should be dedicated by heart to followit.......
To achieve total non-violence, or Ahimsa
Just see to it no prob is caused to the religions
Both religions started the find answer which Krishna left, is next life is in your hand . Buddhism fail to answer because when question asked to Buddha is meat allowed after animal is dead natuarly,,,.Buddha did not answer . Today in Japan sell dead animal meat. While Mahavir (Jainism) indicate that...
Symbol of jainism explains the structure of space(universe).....You may search for it on wikipedia..
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the main festival of jain's is Mahavira jayanti and Diwali