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Jaina Path of Purification, The


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Title: Jaina Path of Purification, The

Author: Jaini, Padmanabh S.

Item Code: ISBN9788120807006

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Pub, Delhi

Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1979, 374 pp., HB

Description: Beginning with the Life of Mahavira, the author elucidates the essentials of Jaina cosmology and philosophy as well as of the ‘path of Purification’ through which the soul may attain eternal salvation. The author has also examined the cardinal doctrine of ahimsa (non-harming), both in its impact upon Jaina religious consciousness and as a standard in applying its principles to the conduct of everyday life.