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The Doctrine of Karman in Jaina Philosophy

The Doctrine of Karman in Jaina Philosophy

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9780895819710


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0895819716


Publisher:  Asian Humanities Pr
Summary: The doctrine of karman, the law of action and its results that is central to Jainism, Hinduism, and Buddhism, is uniquely formulated in Jain philosophy. Simply stated, karman is here considered to take the form of material particles, which inhere in the soul, thus causing bondage. This process and its rationale, how it occurs and how one stops it, are minutely detailed in the Jain Karma-granthas. They also describe h...ow one rids oneself of the karmic particles already accumulated, thus attaining liberation. The Karma-granthas form the basis of the present book, the only book in English on this subject of fundamental importance. [read more]

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The Doctrine of Karman in Jaina Philosophy

ISBN-13: 9780895819710


ISBN: 0895819716


Publisher: Asian Humanities Pr
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