What is Jainism ?


Jain-Lord-Mahavir-Swami-f741c74b-6c47-47f7-806c-43e720e20dffA non-theistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC by the Jina Vardhamana Mahavira as a reaction against the teachings of orthodox Brahmanism, and still practised there. The Jain religion teaches salvation by perfection through successive lives, and non-injury to living creatures, and is noted for its ascetics.

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