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Sub-Categories of Passions

Jainism

The Antiquity of Jainism
Jain Heroes
Jaina Order and Literature
Fundamental Beliefs
  The Human Predicament
  The Doctrine of Karma
  The Doctrine of Man
  The Denial of God
  Jaina Ethics and Morality
  Three Spiritual Paths
  Response to Contemporary Issue
  Social Issues
  The Economic Order
  The Idea of Ahimsa and Vegetarianism
  Conclusion

Conclusion

 

 

Thus Jainism comprises right faith, right knowledge, and right conduct.  It is manifest as nonpossession, nonabsolutism, and nonviolence.  Through faith one discerns the nature of body and soul, and this awareness produces an attitude of detachment and nonpossession.  Right knowledge frees one from absolutism and enables one to see things with a liberal and open mind, The discovery of the oneness of all living beings leads to nonviolent conduct.  The centrality of Ahimsa to Jaina ethics makes it truly global, its practitioners are world citizens.

Its message of good will is for the whole of humanity :

May all people thrive in happiness.  May the ruler be of religious bent of mind.  May there be timely rains.  Let all diseases disappear.  Let there be no famine, theft or epidemic in this world even for a moment.  May this wheel of religion (Dharma-cakra) move ever and anon, and bring about universal happiness and peace.



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