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Introduction

  Meaning of Jainism
  Principles of Jainism
  Philosophy of Jainism
  Moksha-marga According to Jainism
  The Twelve `Vratas' or Vows
  The Concept of `Himsa'
  Ahimsa-vrata, i. e., the vow of `Ahimsa'
  Supplements to Ahimsa--Vrata
  Implementation of Ahimsa
  Comprehensiveness of Ahimsa
 

Carefulness in Ahimsa

  Practicability of Ahimsa
  Basic Positivity of Ahimsa
 

Social Significance of Ahimsa

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The Jaina Path Of Ahimsa

DR. VILAS SANGAVE

INDEX

MEANING OF JAINISM

PRINCIPLES OF JAINISM

PHILOSOPHY OF JAINISM

� � �Jiva

� � �Ajiva

� � �Asrava

� � �Bandha

� � �Samvara

� � �Nirjara

� � �Moksha

MOKSHA-MARGA ACCORDING TO JAINISM

� � �Right Belief

� � �Right Knowledge

� � �Right Conduct

THE TWELVE 'VRATAS' OR VOWS

THE CONCEPT OF `HIMSA'

� � �Himsa : `Sthula' and `Sukshma'

� � �Himsa : `Dravya' and `Bhava'

� � �Himsa : `Bahya' and `Antargata'

� � �Himsa : `Vyavahara' Point of view

� � �Himsa : `Nischaya' Point of view

� � �Classification of Himsa :

� � � � �Udyami Himsa

� � � � �Grharambhi Himsa

� � � � �Virodhi Himsa

� � �Denunciation of Himsa.

AHIMSA-VRATA i.e., THE VOW OF "AHIMSA"

� � �Ahimsa Maharvrata :

� � �Ahimsa-Anuvrata :

� � � � �Meditations for Ahimsa-vrata

� � � � �Transgressions of Ahimsa--vrata:

� � � � �Renunciation of Drinking Liquor:

� � � � �Rejection of Eating Animal Food:

� � � � �Abandonment of use of Honey:

� � � � �Giving up eating of certain fruits:

� � � � �Avoidance of killing Animals:

� � �. � �Renouncement of Night-eating:

SUPPLEMENTS TO AHIMSA VRATA

� � �Dasalakshana Dharma

� � �Anuprekshas

� � �Parishaha-Jaya

� � �Bahya Tapa

� � �Abhyantara Tapa

IMPLEMENTATION OF AHIMSA-VRATA

� � �Occupations and Professions .

� � �Food and Drink

� � �Dress and Decoration:

COMPREHENSIVENESS OF AHIMSA

� � �Ahimsa and Satya

� � �Ahimsa and Achaurya:

� � �Ahimsa and Brahmacharya:

� � �Ahimsa and Aparigraha :

� � �Ahimsa and Sila-Vratas:

� � �Ahimsa and Guna-vratas :

� � � � �The Dig-vrata

� � � � �The Desa-vrata

� � � � �.The Anarthadanda-Vrata

� � �Ahimsa and Siksha-vratas:

� � � � �Samayika

� � � � �Proshadhopavasa

� � � � �Upabhoga-paribhoga-parimana

� � � � �Atithi-samvibhaga

CAREFULNESS IN AHIMSA

� � �Vow of 'Ahimsa':

� � �Vow of 'Satya':

� � �Vow of 'Achaurya':

� � � � �Vow of 'Brahmacharya':

� � � � �Vow of 'Aparigraha':

� � � � �Vow of `Digvrata':

� � � � �Vow of `'Desavrata' :

� � � � �Vow of 'Anartha-dandavrata':

� � � � �Vow of 'Samayika':

� � � � �Vow of `Proshadhopavasa':

� � � � �Vow of "Upabhoga-paribhoga-parimana":

� � � � �Vow of "Atithi-samvibhaga"

PRACTICABILlTY OF AHlMSA

� � �Categorization of Vow of Ahimsa:

� � �Observance of Ahimsa according to capacity

� � �Observance of Ahimsa by Householders:

� � � � �Udyami Himsa

� � � � �Graharambhi Himsa

� � � � �Virodhi Himsa

� � � � �Samkalpi Himsa

� � �Observance of Ahimsa by Ascetics:

BASIC POSITIVITY OF AHIMSA

� � �Encouragement to Grant of Charities:

� � �Support to Welfare Activities

� � �Insistence on the Spirit of Toleration

SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF AHIMSA

� � �Effective Reduction in Violence

� � �Acceptance of Dignity of Living Beings

� � �Improvement in Moral Behavior

The vows and the panel law