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1. Jains equate absolute bliss with absolute knowledge

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2. JAINA is the largest organization of Jains outside India and conducts its various programs and

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3. Followers of Jainism are called Jains, and there are about 4 million worldwide

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4. Jains believe that Jainism is an eternal dharma with the tirthankaras guiding every cycle of the Jain cosmology

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5. For Jains, vegetarianism is mandatory

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6. The Jains developed their own legendary history, the Deeds of the 63 Illustrious Men, which Western scholars call the Universal History

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7. Jains believe that to attain enlightenment and ultimately liberation from all karmic bonding, one must practice the ethical principles not only in thought, but also in words (speech) and action

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8. Jains do not believe in god but rather use the Tirthankaras as guides for their daily lives

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9. Jains synonyms, Jains pronunciation, Jains translation, English dictionary definition of Jains

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10. Jains often distinguish between two kinds of sacred places: where someone reached final liberation – siddha-kṣetra; where any remarkable event took place – atiśaya-kṣetra

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11. The Jains hold that Nemi is the cousin of the Hindu god Kṛṣna

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12. The tale of his renunciation and jilting of his fiancée Princess Rājīmati are famous among the Jains

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13. Since Jains believe strongly in the principle of nonviolence toward all living beings, their diet is vegetarian

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14. Unlike many vegetarians, however, Jains expand their definition of "living beings" to include bacteria and other microorganisms.

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15. Young Jains of America, links Young Jain Professionals Young Jains, UK EMail-lists: Jainlist, Jainfriends, YJA, JainTeens, Jain_Pictures, Jain History, JainNet, ShrimadRajchandra more

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16. Jains have deep compassion for all forms of life

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17. Strict Jains take the vow (called anastamita or anthau) of not eating after sunset

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18. Strict Jains do not consume food which has been stored overnight, as it possesses a higher concentration of micro-organisms (for example, bacteria yeast etc) as compared to food prepared and consumed the same day.

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19. The Dakshin Bharat Jain Sabha is a religious and social service organization of the Jains of South India

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20. The association is credited with being one of the first Jain associations to start reform movements among the Jains in modern India.

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21. Jainism is a religion founded in ancient India.Jains trace their history through twenty-four tirthankara and revere Rishabhanatha as the first tirthankara (in the present time-cycle)

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22. For Jains in particular, a central tenet of their faith was a renunciation of violence in all its forms and a concern for all forms of life

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23. Jains are proud of the fact their atomistic theory corresponds so well with Western scientific atomism

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24. Jains form less than one percent of the Indian population

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25. For centuries, Jains are famous as community of traders and merchants

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26. Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptures and ritual, and describing how the Jains have, over 2500 years, defined themselves as a unique religious community.

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27. Sri Ram Garden By Jains is a project by Jain Constructions located in Suchitra Circle Hyderabad.::::It is build on an area of 3 Acre encompassing 210 units across 2 towers.::::Sri Ram Garden By Jains comprises of 3BHK and 4BHK Flat.::::3BHK Flat has a range of area from 1910 Sqft to 2350 Sqft having 1, 2 and 3 balcony and 3 bathroom

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28. Today there are some six million Jains worldwide, and they represent less than 2% of India's population

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29. Jains do not believe in a supreme being

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30. Jains are vegetarians, and because of their reverence for plant life, strict Jains eat only what they believe is required for sustenance.

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31. The Jains, a small religious group believing in an immortal soul, are indigenous to India, and affirm many of the ideas of their Hindu counterparts, but are critical of other Hindu doctrines

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32. Jains do not have a traditional place for "God" or "Gods", but do for the omniscient Fordmakers

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33. Dundas work in portraying the Jains will have lasting value.

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34. There are between 5 and 10 million Jains in the world, mostly in western and southern parts of India

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35. Despite the fact that they make up less than 1% of India’s population, Jains have long had considerable influence on the religious, social, political and economic life of that country.

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JAINS [jān]

NOUN

  • an adherent of Jainism.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the name Jain mean?

The name Jain means Ancient Indian Religion and is of Indian origin. Jain is name that's been used by parents who are considering unisex or non-gendered baby names--baby names that can be used for any gender. People who like the name Jain also like: Indra, Liam, Ajay, Matrim, Rajan, Javed, Jaser.

How can a person become a Jain?

Yes of course there is a very complex procedure to become a Jain and it is this:

  • Sit somewhere if you are standing.
  • Close your eyes.
  • Take a deep breath.
  • As you release the air through your nostrils say 'from this day until the end I am a Jain and I take the vow to be a good human'.
  • Repeat step no.4 hundred and eight times.
  • What is it like being a Jain?

    Well, being a jain, is just like being of any other community. Every community has some uniqueness for which it finds a distinct place in the society. Likewise, whenever one hears of somebody being a Jain. A few things, to the broad extend, strike one's mind. He must be well educated. (Jains have literacy rate 95% in comparison to national average 73%)

    What is the meaning of Jain?

    Jain is an act of Ninjaing, or taking something or thing. It can also be used as a noun where person calls some one a jain.

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