Jainworld
Jain World
Sub-Categories of Passions - ASPECTS OF JAINA RELIGION

Front Page

Fore Word

Preface
CONTENTS
Illustrations
ANTIQUITY OF JAINISM
FUNDAMENTALS OF JAINISM
DOCTRINES OF JAINISM
  SALVATION - PATH OF JAINISM
  ETHICS OF JAINISM
  DISTINCTIVENESS OF JAINA ETHICS
  DIVISIONS IN JAINISM
  STATUS OF JAINISM IN INDIA
  CONTRIBUTION OF JAINISM TO INDIAN CULTURE
  JAINISM AND OTHER RELIGIONS
  SIGNIFICANCE OF JAINISM
  GLOSSARY OF JAINA TERMS

CONTENTS



 

ANTIQUTTY OF JAINISM
  • Meaning of Jainism

  • Tradition of Tirthankara

  • Historicity of the Jaina Tradition

  • Jaina Tradition and Buddhism

  • Jaina Tradition and Hinduism

FANDAMENTALS OF JAINISM
  • Principles of Jainism

  • Philosophy of Jainism

  • Tattvas of Jainism

DOCTRINES OF JAINISM
  • The Doctrine of Karma

  • The Doctrine of Nayavada

  • The Doctrine of Syadvada

SALVATION-PATH OF JAINISM
  • Three-fold path of Salvation

  • Right Belief

  • Right Knowledge

  • Right Conduct

ETHICS OF JAINISM
  • Prescription of Ethical Code

  • Ethical Code for Householders

  • Ethical Code for Ascetics

DISTINCTIVENESS OF JAINA ETHICS
 
  • Gradation in Ethical Code

  • Importance assigned of Five Vratas

  • Prominence given to Ahimsa

  • Easy Practicability of Ethical Code

  • Commonness of Ethical Code

DIVISIONS IN JAINISM
 
  • Rise of Sections in Jainism

  • The Digambara and Svetambara Sects

  • The Digambara Sub-sects

  • The Svetambara sub-sects

STATUS OF JAINISM IN INDIA
 
  • Jainism in East India

  • Jainism in South India

  • Jainism in North India

 
CONTRIBUTIONS OF JAINISM TO INDIAN CULTURE
 
  • Languages and Literature

  • Arts and Architecture

  • Philosophy

  • Ethical Code

  • Political Progress

JAINISM AND OTHER RELIGIONS
 
  • Jainism and Hinduism

  • Jainism and Buddhism

  • Jainism and Islam

SIGNIFICANCE OF JAINISM
 
  • Establishment of Social Equality

  • Independence from Priestly Domination

  • Religious Emancipation of Women

  • Impetus to Female Education

  • Inculcation of Self-reliance

  • Emphasis on Non-violence

  • Insistence on Tolerance

  • Encouragement to Social Welfare

 

GLOSSARY of Jaina Terms

BIBLIOGRAPHY of Selected Books in English on Jaina Religion and Culture