Jainism

Who founded Jainism?

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2010-01-28 02:35:51

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 Religion,

which required animal sacrifices. Jainism main belief is non-injury

to all living organisms, or ahimsa. There is not a main god that

created everything, but there are minor gods for different parts of

life.


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