Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Long, Jeffery D.

Title Jainism : an introduction / by Jeffery D. Long
Published London : I. B. Tauris, 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  294.4 Lon/Jai  AVAILABLE
 MELB  294.4 Lon/Jai  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 240 pages ; 22 cm
Series I.B. Tauris introductions to religion
I.B. Tauris introductions to religion.
Contents What is Jainism? -- Mahāvi ̄ra and the origins of Jainism -- Jain history -- The Jain path -- The Jain doctrines of relativity : an intellectual history -- The Jain doctrines of relativity : philosophical analysis -- The Jain vision and the future of humanity
Summary "Jeffery D. Long traces the history of the Jain community from founding sage Mahāvīra to the present day. He explores asceticism, worship, the life of the Jain layperson, relations between Jainism and other Indic traditions, the Jain philosophy of relativity, and the implications of Jain ideals for the contemporary world." --book cover
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Jainism.
LC no. 2010277148
ISBN 1845116259 (hbk.)
1845116267 (paperback)
9781845116255 (hbk.)
9781845116262 (paperback)