Ahiṃsā, Anekānta and Jainism
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 2004 - Ahiṃsā - 247 pages
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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