Religion: Jainism

  • Jainism and Environmental Politics book cover

    Jainism and Environmental Politics

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Rankin

    This book explores the ways in which the ecologically centred Indian philosophy of Jainism could introduce a new and non-western methodology to environmental politics, with the potential to help the green movement find new audiences and a new voice. Aidan Rankin begins with a description of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Bergmann, Jürgen Schaflechner

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Jainism and Environmental Philosophy: Karma and the Web of Life book cover

    Jainism and Environmental Philosophy

    Karma and the Web of Life, 1st Edition

    By Aidan Rankin

    Environmental policy agendas, activism and academic research into ecological questions are all predominantly derived from the philosophical perspectives of the West. At national and global levels, environmental policy-makers tend to work according to Western-based methodologies. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • In Dialogue with Classical Indian Traditions: Encounter, Transformation and Interpretation book cover

    In Dialogue with Classical Indian Traditions

    Encounter, Transformation and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Black, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Dialogue is a recurring and significant component of Indian religious and philosophical literature. Whether it be as a narrative account of a conversation between characters within a text, as an implied response or provocation towards an interlocutor outside the text, or as a hermeneutical lens…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Jains in India: Historical Essays book cover

    Jains in India

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    By Surendra Gopal

    The Jain community in India, though small in number, is very important in the economic and social life of the country. Jain history becomes more important when we find that the community anticipated new commercial practices adopted by European trading countries from the sixteenth century onwards.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The ethical treatment of non-human animals is an increasingly significant issue, directly affecting how people share the planet with other creatures and visualize themselves within the natural world. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics is a key reference source in this area,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy book cover

    Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Olle Qvarnström

    Interest in Indian religion and comparative philosophy has increased in recent years, but despite this the study of Jaina philosophy is still in its infancy. This book looks at the role of philosophy in Jaina tradition, and its significance within the general developments in Indian philosophy.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Religion and Urbanism: Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia book cover

    Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Jainism and Ethical Finance: A Timeless Business Model book cover

    Jainism and Ethical Finance

    A Timeless Business Model, 1st Edition

    By Atul K. Shah, Aidan Rankin

    The financial crisis of 2008 has led to a re-evaluation of the role of financial institutions and their relationship with the wider economy and society. This process has meant an increased questioning of both the conduct of business itself and the principles behind commercial and financial…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Yoga in Jainism book cover

    Yoga in Jainism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, "yoga" carries many meanings, and this book explores the definitions, nuances, and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early times to the present.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Early Asceticism in India: Ājīvikism and Jainism book cover

    Early Asceticism in India

    Ājīvikism and Jainism, 1st Edition

    By Piotr Balcerowicz

    Ājīvikism was once ranked one of the most important religions in India between the 4th and 2nd centuries BCE, after Buddhism, ‘Brahmanism’ and before Jainism, but is now a forgotten Indian religion. However, Jainism has remained an integral part of the religious landscape of South Asia, despite the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • The Archaeology of Sacred Spaces: The temple in western India, 2nd century BCE–8th century CE book cover

    The Archaeology of Sacred Spaces

    The temple in western India, 2nd century BCE–8th century CE, 1st Edition

    By Susan Verma Mishra, Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This volume focuses on the religious shrine in western India as an institution of cultural integration in the period spanning 200 BCE to 800 CE. It presents an analysis of religious architecture at multiple levels, both temporal and spatial, and distinguishes it as a ritual instrument that…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

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