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Encyclopedia of Jain Religion (11 Vols-Set)

K L Chanchreek and Mahesh K Jain

ISBN 10: 8188658847 / ISBN 13: 9788188658848
Published by Shree, 2005
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Contents Vol. 1. Introduction. 1. Antiquity of Jainism. 2. Twenty four Tirthankaras a long tradition. 3. The Tirthankaras and Mahavira. 4. Mahavira's biographical sources. 5. Followers of Mahavira in Jaina literature. 6. Mahavira wanderings and monsoon camps. 7. Jaina tradition after Mahavira. 8. Rich tradition of Jainism. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 2. Jaina Canonical literature I 1. Introduction. 2. Study of Jaina canonical sutras. Jaina Canonical literature II 1. Acaranga sutra (Ayaramga sutta). 2. Sutrakratanga (Suyagadamga). 3. Sthan anga (Thanamga). 4. Samavayanga (Samavayamga). 5. Vyakhya Prajnapti (Bhagavati Viyaha Prajnapti). 6. Jnatadharmakatha (Nayadhammakahao). 7. Upasakadasa (Uvasagadasao). 8. Antakrta Dasanga (Amtagada Dasao). 9. Anuttaraupapatikadasa (Anuttarovavaiyadasao). 10. Prasna Vyakaranani (Panhavagaranaim). 11. Vipaka Sutra (Vivaga Suya). Jaina Canonical literature III Upangas 1. Aupapatika sutra (Ovavaiya Suya). 2. Rajaprasniya sutra (Rayapasenaiya Suya). 3. Jivajivabyigama. 4. Prajnapana (Pannavana). 5. Surapannatti or Suriyapanatti. 6. Jambudvipaprajnapti (Jambuddivapannatti). 7. Camdapannatti (Candra prajnapati). 8. Nirayali sutra (Nirayavaliya Suya) group. Jaina Canonical literature IV 1. Cheda (Ceda or Cheda sutras). Jaina Canonical literature V 1. Kalpa sutra. Jaina Canonical literature VI 1. Nandi and Anuyogadvara sutra. Jaina Canonical literature VII Mulasuttas 1. Uttaradhyayana sutra or Uttarajjhayana Suya. 2. Avasyaka sutra (Avassaya Suya). 3. Dasavaikalika sutra (Dasaveyaliya Suya). 5. Tattavarthadigama sutra. Jaina Canonical literature VIII 1. Canonical commentaries. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 3. 1. Jaina worship and rituals. 2. Jainism and Yaksha worship. 3. Jaina Puja some aspects. 4. Status of women. 5. Sati in Jaina literature. 6. Jain relativism with Hinduism and Buddhism. 7. Jaina sacred centres (Tirthas). 8. Jaina declaration on nature. Bibliography. Vol. 4. 1. Concept of God and creation of the universe. 2. Doctrine of worship. 3. Jaina theory of soul. 4. Spiritual development of soul. 5. Doctrine of karma. 6. Doctrine of lesyas. 7. Eleven pratimas. 8. Nine padarthas or fundamental truths. 9. Pudgala or matter. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 5. 1. Philosophy of Jainism and Buddhism. 2. Kaivalya (Omniscience) and Mahavira's first sermons. 3. Doctrine of Anekantavada. 4. Panca Mahavratas (five great vows). 5. Jaina Sramana culture. 6. Jainism and yoga philosophy. 7. Ratnatraya. 8. Conception of idealism and reality. 9. Penance and Santhara. 10. Liberation in Jainism and Buddhism. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 6. 1. Economic life in Jain literature. 2. Economic life in Nishitha Curni. 3. Jaina ancient trade and commerce. 4. Economic life in post Mauryan period. 5. Jainas during the Mughals. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 7. 1. Jainism and royal patronage. 2. Jaina social order. 3. Jaina caste system. 4. Jaina communities historical development. 5. Jainas social conduct. Bibliography. Vol. 8. 1. Philosophy of Jaina art and architecture. 2. Jaina iconography. 3. Evolution of Jaina art. 4. Fine arts in Jaina canon. 5. Jaina art and architecture Mathura. 6. Importance of inscriptions. 7. Jaina monuments in Orissa. 8. Jaina heritage in ancient Bengal. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 9. 1. Jaina temples at Khajuraho. 2. Jaina temples in Central India. 3. Jaina temples of Kumbharia. 4. Jaina temples at Ellora. 5. Jaina art and architecture under the Colas. 6. Shravana Belgola. 7. Art and architecture under the Gangas. 8. Jaina bronzes a brief survey. 9. Miscellaneous Jaina temples. Bibliography. Index. Vol. 10. 1. A short history of Jain research. 2. The Indian sect of the Jainas. 3. Jainism a monastic religion. 4. Jainism a study. 5. The teaching of Jainism. 6. The origin of religion. 7. Jaina doctrine. 8. Jainism in the comparative science of religions. 9. Revolt against Brahmanism. 10. Jainism more steadfast to life. 11. A separate religious sect. 12. A powerful religion. 13. The rise and growth of Jainism. Bibli. Bookseller Inventory # 56048

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Title: Encyclopedia of Jain Religion (11 Vols-Set)

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