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Published by Printed at the Education Society"s Steam Press in Bombay .
Written in English

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  • Jainism -- Sacred books.

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Other titlesSacred literature of the Jains.
StatementTranslated by Herbert Weir Smyth.
ContributionsSmyth, Herbert Weir, 1857-1937, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1310 .W4
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4553311M
LC Control Number77022845

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Author: Albrecht Weber Publisher: ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs Category: Jainism Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book Book Description: Weber S Sacred Literature Of The Jains by Albrecht Weber, Weber S Sacred Literature Of The Jains Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Weber S Sacred Literature Of The Jains books. by Charles Samuel Braden Chapter 7: The Sacred Literature of the Jains Perhaps of least interest to general readers, of all the scriptures treated in this volume, are those of the Jain faith, simply because they are so monastic in character. Smyth, Herbert Weir, Weber's Sacred literature of the Jains / (Bombay: Printed at the Education Society's Steam Press, ), also by Albrecht Weber, trans. by Herbert Weir Smyth (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Jainism -- Sacred books. Jaina literature -- History and criticism. ancient Indian languages and/or literature. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

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Here is your essay on Max Weber’s viewpoint on Hinduism. Hindu social institutions are distinctive in nature both in terms of their form and function. These social institutions ideally operate according to prescribed norms and religious sanction examines some of these institutions. (1) Caste: ADVERTISEMENTS: Caste is a hereditary social institution based on the following [ ]. The Jain literature which was complied by Ganadharas and Srut-kevlis is known as Agam literature. These texts are the holy scriptures of the Jain religion. The Agam Sutras show great reverence for all forms of life and strict codes of vegetarianism, asceticism, nonviolence, and opposition to war. Not only do the Jains respect the contents of sacred texts. They also venerate them as holy objects in themselves. Scriptures are sometimes found in temples in the shape of books, symbols or quotations inscribed on the walls. In addition, the Digambara Teaching in Six Parts is housed in a temple in Mudbidri, Karnataka. For a long time it was. Agam Literature By Pravin K. Shah Jain Study Center of North Carolina Agam Literature Lord Mahavir's preaching was methodically compiled by his immediate disciples known as Gandharas, and elder monks known as Srut-kevalis into many texts known as Sutras. These Sutras are collectively known as Agams or Agam Sutras, the sacred books of the Jain.