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Discover Jainism

Who are the Jains?

What do they believe in?

How do they worship?

Do they go on pilgrimage?

Are there Jain monks and nuns?

Find out the answers to all of these and many other questions about the Jains in this fascinating book.

Aimed at young people, it is an introduction to the lives of Jains in Britain and India, and explains some basic ideas of the Jain faith.
The book is illustrated with full-colour photography, including images from the Jain collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Each part of the book deals with a different aspect of Jain life and beliefs. There are also suggestions about how to find out more about the Jains by looking at recommended websites and visiting museums and other places of interest.

“Discover Jainism” is the first book in the ‘Learn Jainism’ series from the Institute of Jainology.


Author
Colin Hynson
Publication Type
Book
Audience
Children
Language
English
Publication Date
2006
Publisher
The Institute of Jainology
Series
Learn Jainism
Categories
Institute of Jainology books & For Children
Copyright
The Institute of Jainology
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  • What is Jainism?
  • The Birth of Jainism
  • The Religions of India
  • Reaching Perfection
  • Respect for Life
  • Scriptures, Myths and Symbols
  • Holy Days and Festivals
  • Pilgrimages
  • Temples
  • Worship
  • Monks and Nuns
  • Jainism Today
  • Glossary

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