Religion: Jainism

  • 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 – 2019-03-18 
    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 – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia book cover

    Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Early Sources of the Jaina Tradition book cover

    Early Sources of the Jaina Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Bansidhar Bhatt

    Looking at the early history of Jainism, from 6th century BCE onwards, this book focuses on one of the 24 Jinas that are identified as the main religious leaders of Jainism. It is a commonly accepted hypothesis that Parsvanatha, the 23rd Jina, is an historical figure whose values were modified by…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Jaina Narratives book cover

    Jaina Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Flügel

    There is a growing recognition that scholarship on Indian religions has been hampered by the lack of knowledge of Jain sources. This book analyses different aspects of the extensive, more than two thousand years long tradition of Jaina narrative literature composed in Prakrit, Sanskrit and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Jaina Rituals of Death: History, Doctrine and Practice book cover

    Jaina Rituals of Death

    History, Doctrine and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Flügel

    In this book, the author presents recent, somewhat unexpected, findings on the thriving cult of bone relic stupas and the ritual role of the materiality of the dead amongst contemporary Jains. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, clear evidence is offered for the ubiquity of bone relic stupas and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • 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

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

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