Ahimsā, Anekānta, and Jaininsm

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Tara Sethia
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 2004 - Ahiṃsā - 247 pages
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Essays in this volume offer fesh insights into Jain principles of Ahimsa and Anekanta by examining their meaning and historical significance, and demonstrate their relevance and role in addressing contemporary issues of intolerance, conflict, violence and war. Contributers to this book bring perspectives from the disciplines of philosophy, religious studies, history and art history.
  

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i have read the book. the book is written and complied by the great author.really the book is contain g all subjects and all are useful in the light of today's burning problems like terrorism , violence and hoarding. it is true that all crimes are under the category of 5 sins (PAAPS) HINSA, JHOOTH, CHORI, KUSHEEL AND PARIGRAHA.ALL rules regulations , I PC CPC . ARE due to these sins.there are 5 vows like AHIMSA. SATYA, ACHAURYA, BRAHMCHARYA, APRIGRAHA. writer has written about anenkantvad . there are three fortress of Jainism they are AHIMSA, ANEKANTVAD AND APRIGRAHA . WRITER HAS CONTRIBUTED SO MANY REFERENCES. writer has described by swethambar and digmabar literature's.i like the book and given vivid descriptions. 

Contents

Kim Skoog
25
Why is Anekantavada Important?
85
Anekanta Ahirnsa and the Question of Pluralism
99
Anekanta in Present Day Social Life
113
Jainism and Mahavira in Indian History Textbooks
161
Glossary
217
Notes on Contributors
233
Index
241
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