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A 30 Day Retreat: A Personal Guide to Spiritual Renewal
A 30 Day Retreat: A Personal Guide to Spiritual Renewal
by William C. Mills
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Ideal for a retreat, here are thirty brief mediations on select scripture passages that are meaningful to spiritual growth and fulfillment.... (read more)

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Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)
Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)
by Sherry Fohr
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Jainism is arguably the most non-violent and austere religion in the world. While lay Jains attempt to never harm humans or animals, the strict non-violence followed by the highly revered monks and nuns also proscribes harm to any living being, even a... (read more)

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Absent Lord (96 Edition)
Absent Lord (96 Edition)
by Lawrence A. Babb
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Lawrence A. Babb is Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College and author of Redemptive Encounters: Three Modern Styles in the Hindu Tradition (California, 1986).... (read more)

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Jewish Ethics as Dialogue: Using Spiritual Language to Re-Imagine a Better World
Jewish Ethics as Dialogue: Using Spiritual Language to Re-Imagine a Better World
by Moses L. Pava
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“McCreery is possibly the preeminent North American historian of rural Guatemala. This book is a meticulously documented account of the transformations in the Guatemalan countryside over almost two centuries, and McCreerys command of the primary... (read more)

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The A to Z of Jainism
The A to Z of Jainism
by Kristi L. Wiley
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Jain is the term used for a person who has faith in the teachings of the Jinas (_Spiritual Victors_). Jinas are human beings who have overcome all passions (kasayas) and have attained enlightenment or omniscience (kevala-jnana), who teach the truths they... (read more)

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Pada Index and Reverse Pada Index to Early Jain Canons
Pada Index and Reverse Pada Index to Early Jain Canons
by Moriichi Yamazaki
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A Pada Index and Reverse Pada Index will help scholars analyze the early Buddhist canonical texts and produce critical editions of these texts. The indexes will facilitate systematic textual analysis of vocabulary, structure, meter, etc. This index is... (read more)

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Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India
Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India
by John E. Cort
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"There is no doubt that the wealth of new data and ideas offered in this exquisite book provides the deepest insights yet into the contemporary religious world of Jain laity. It will serve for some time as a paradigmatic monograph for future empirical... (read more)

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Clever Adulteress and Other Stories : a Treasury of Jain Literature (08 Edition)
Clever Adulteress and Other Stories : a Treasury of Jain Literature (08 Edition)
by Phyllis Granoff
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The stories in this collection span almost one thousand years of storytelling in India. Most originate in northern India and all were written by Jain monks for the education and amusement of the faithful. Stories were told in verse and prose, in Sanskrit,... (read more)

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Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)
Jainism: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)
by Sherry Fohr
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Jainism is arguably the most non-violent and austere religion in the world. While lay Jains attempt to never harm humans or animals, the strict non-violence followed by the highly revered monks and nuns also proscribes harm to any living being, even a... (read more)

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Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India
Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India
by John E. Cort
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"There is no doubt that the wealth of new data and ideas offered in this exquisite book provides the deepest insights yet into the contemporary religious world of Jain. It will serve for some time as a paradigmatic monograph for future empirical studies... (read more)

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Understanding Jainism (Understanding Faith)
Understanding Jainism (Understanding Faith)
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A cousin of Buddhism, Jainism is an ancient religion of India with about four to five million adherents. Although small, the Jain population is one of the wealthiest of modern India... (read more)

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The Jains (Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices)
The Jains (Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices)
by Paul Dundas
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Inviting Death: Indian Attitudes Towards the Ritual Death
Inviting Death: Indian Attitudes Towards the Ritual Death
by S. Settar
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Open Boundaries: Jain Communities and Cultures in Indian History (Suny Series, Hindu Studies)
Open Boundaries: Jain Communities and Cultures in Indian History (Suny Series, Hindu Studies)
by John E. Cort
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The Forest of Thieves and the Magic Garden: An Anthology of Medieval Jain Stories (Penguin Classics)
The Forest of Thieves and the Magic Garden: An Anthology of Medieval Jain Stories (Penguin Classics)
by Anonymous
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An Introduction to Jainism
An Introduction to Jainism
by Bharat S. Shah
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Living Jainism: An Ethical Science
Living Jainism: An Ethical Science
by Kanti V. Mardia
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Riches and Renunciation (96 Edition)
Riches and Renunciation (96 Edition)
by Laidlaw
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Studies in Jaina History and Culture (Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies)
Studies in Jaina History and Culture (Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies)
by Peter Flugel
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The Jains (Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices)
The Jains (Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices)
by Paul Dundas
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