Jainism: A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-violence

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Kurt Titze, Klaus Bruhn
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1998 - Jainism - 267 pages
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Kurt Titze invites the reader, after acquainting him or her with the main tenets of the world`s classical religion of non-violence, to join him on a fascinating pilgrimage. The past glories of India have been and still are a favourite subject in books and films. In this book with its 350 illustrations spread over 280 pages, Kurt titze enfolds a sequence of glories which have been kept alive to the present-day. The aim of this book is to entice the reader to ask his way to spots and sites that are not mentioned in tourist guide books. To the Digambara Meru temple in Old Delhi, for example, or to the Veerayatan Ashram on the outskirts of Rajgir run by Jaina nuns, or to the rock-cut twenty-four Tirthankaras near Gingee in Tamilnadu. That an increasing number of people who pick up this book may do so instead of climbing the ramparts of yet another fort or of gazing at yet another collection of horrifying weapons.
  

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Dear Kurt Titze,
I was in Europe 20 June to 27 August 2011, visiting France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland. In Germany I had been to near Frankfut, Hamburg, near Ulm and near
Munick. Having no your contact details of you, I can not visit you. Hope you are well - DIPAK Sutaria, 38 Jain Society, EllisBridge, Ahmedabad - 380 006.
dipaktour@gmail.com, +91 9426501974
 

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Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
10
Section 3
14
Section 4
45
Section 5
48
Section 6
50
Section 7
65
Section 8
97
Section 10
113
Section 11
137
Section 12
139
Section 13
141
Section 14
167
Section 15
204
Section 16
233
Section 17
246

Section 9
99
Section 18
256

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The Jains
Paul Dundas
No preview available - 2002

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