Ascetics and kings in a Jain ritual culture

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Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, Jan 1, 1998 - Religion - 244 pages
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Jainism is aside from Buddhism, the only surviving example of India`s ancient non-Vedic religious traditions celebrated for its systematic practice of non-violence and for the rigor of the asceticism it promotes. It sheds light on a little known religious tradition and demonstrates that divine absence.

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Introduction I
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Victors
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Kings of the Gods
64
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