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What is jainism?

Jainism is an ancient religion which emphasies that every soul is divine and has the potential to become God (Tirthankar). They believe that one must go through many cycles of (MORE)
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Who founded Jainism?

Jainism was founded by Vardhamana, or otherwise known as Mahavira, in 6th century BC. He founded Jainism in India. He apparently founded Jainism as a response to the Verdic Re (MORE)
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Impact of jainism?

Hinduism gave birth to three religious factions: Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism. Jainism was its first offspring and though, like any child, it appears in a certain light to be (MORE)
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How do jainism pray?

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. (MORE)
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What does jainism teach?

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)Aste (MORE)
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Is jainism atheistic?

The question was "Is Jainism atheist?" Yes it is atheistic, but not  in the way that people perceive it to be. Atheism refers to a  viewpoint which rejects any beliefs in Go (MORE)
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How is Jainism practiced?

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 co (MORE)
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Why was jainism found?

It is believed Jainism was discovered in the present time period (kaal khand) when man began to search for the eternal truth and when man felt the need of attaining Moksha. Fi (MORE)
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When was jainism discovered?

Jainism was discovered by Lord Adinath (or Lord Rishabadeva) in the present kaal khand who lived more than 5,00,000 years ago. Yet the actual date of discovery of Jainism is a (MORE)