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Ahimsa, Anekanta and Jainism
Ahimsa, Anekanta and Jainism
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From the Jacket:

Essays in this volume offer fresh 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. Contributors to this book bring perspectives from the disciplines of philosophy, religious studies, history and art history.

"These essays contain piercing and prescriptive approaches to grappling, according to Jain tradition, with current geopolitics, particularly in the wake of terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001…In addressing a host of tantalizing Jain clues to human salvation and the global amelioration of suffering, the contributors to his impressive volume have unearthed a continual appeal that has worked for the Jains for millennia and could work for others."

About the Author:

Tara Sethia is Professor of History and Director of Ahimsa Center at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

CONTENTS

Foreword
Series Editor
ix
Foreword
Michael Tobias
xi
Acknowledgementsxv
Introduction
Tara Sethia
1
I.Ahimsa in Jainism and its Significance Today
Views on Ahimsa, Compassion and Samyaktva in Jainism
Kristi Wiley
15
The Jaina Response to Terrorism
Kim Skoog
25
Ahimsa and "Just War" in Jainism
Padmanabh S. Jaini
47
Nonviolence for All
Satish Kumar
62
II.Anekantavada in Jainism and Contemporary Context
Mahavira, Anekantavada, and the World Today
Samani Charitrapragya
75
Why is Anekantavada Important?
John M. Koller
85
Anekanta, Ahimsa and the Question of Pluralism
Anne Vallely
99
Anekanta in Present Day Social Life
Kamla Jain
113
Beyond Anekantavada: A Jain Approach to Religious Tolerance
Paul Dundas
123
Religious Dissonance and Reconciliation: The Haribhadra Story
Christopher Key Chapple
137
III.Jainism in History Textbooks and in Art and Epigraphy
Jainism and Mahavira in Indian History Textbooks
Tara Sethia
161
Exemplars of Anekanta and Ahimsa: The Case of the Early Jains of Mathura in Art and Epigraphy
Sonya Quintanilla
187
Glossary217
Bibliography221
Notes on Contributors233
Appendix237
Index241

Ahimsa, Anekanta and Jainism

Item Code:
IDE509
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Paperback
Edition:
2004
ISBN:
8120820363
Language:
English
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263 (Figures: 23)
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From the Jacket:

Essays in this volume offer fresh 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. Contributors to this book bring perspectives from the disciplines of philosophy, religious studies, history and art history.

"These essays contain piercing and prescriptive approaches to grappling, according to Jain tradition, with current geopolitics, particularly in the wake of terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001…In addressing a host of tantalizing Jain clues to human salvation and the global amelioration of suffering, the contributors to his impressive volume have unearthed a continual appeal that has worked for the Jains for millennia and could work for others."

About the Author:

Tara Sethia is Professor of History and Director of Ahimsa Center at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

CONTENTS

Foreword
Series Editor
ix
Foreword
Michael Tobias
xi
Acknowledgementsxv
Introduction
Tara Sethia
1
I.Ahimsa in Jainism and its Significance Today
Views on Ahimsa, Compassion and Samyaktva in Jainism
Kristi Wiley
15
The Jaina Response to Terrorism
Kim Skoog
25
Ahimsa and "Just War" in Jainism
Padmanabh S. Jaini
47
Nonviolence for All
Satish Kumar
62
II.Anekantavada in Jainism and Contemporary Context
Mahavira, Anekantavada, and the World Today
Samani Charitrapragya
75
Why is Anekantavada Important?
John M. Koller
85
Anekanta, Ahimsa and the Question of Pluralism
Anne Vallely
99
Anekanta in Present Day Social Life
Kamla Jain
113
Beyond Anekantavada: A Jain Approach to Religious Tolerance
Paul Dundas
123
Religious Dissonance and Reconciliation: The Haribhadra Story
Christopher Key Chapple
137
III.Jainism in History Textbooks and in Art and Epigraphy
Jainism and Mahavira in Indian History Textbooks
Tara Sethia
161
Exemplars of Anekanta and Ahimsa: The Case of the Early Jains of Mathura in Art and Epigraphy
Sonya Quintanilla
187
Glossary217
Bibliography221
Notes on Contributors233
Appendix237
Index241

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