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Jainism: Part 2 (in Hindi)
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This lesson discusses Jainism. This topic is discussed in Parts and this is the second part of the topic.

Quasif Ansari
Quasif Ansari was born in Lucknow and done his schooling from the prestigious Montfort School. He hails from the family of civil aspirants s

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  1. Jainism


  2. Teachings of Jainism Non Injury- Ahimsa Non Lying- Truthful Non Possession- Aparigraha Non Stealing- Asateya th and These four teachings were given by Parsvana VardhamanMahavir added the fifth teaching i.e Chastity i.e. the person should observe Brahamacharva. There are 3 Ratnas (Triratna) in Jainism in order to attain the Kaivalya 1.Right Faith- SamyakDarshan 2. Right Knowledge- SamyakGyan 3.Right Conduct- SamyakCharitra


  3. The philosophy of Jain teachings ey do not believe in the existence of God They believe in universal brotherhood and A. Th equality for all C. They rejected the Vedas and Vedic rituals hey believe that Moksha is attained by believing in penance and dying of slow starvation Jain Councils There were only two Jain Councils The First Jain Council was held in 300 B.C and was held at Patliputra under the leadership of Sthulbhadra. It results in the compilation of 12 Angas and replaced the 14 Purvas The Second Jain Council was held in 521 A.D Century B.C and was held at Vallabhi in Gujarat under the leadership of Devaridhigani. It results in the final compilation of 12 Angas and 12 Upangas The Jain literature were written in the ArdhMagadhi and the Parakrit language


  4. Sects of Jains The strict religious practice of Jainism divided the Jainism into two sects Digambaras- Sky clad i.e. Naked Svetambaras- White clad- They wear white clothes