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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Jāmnagar (India),
  • Leicester (England),
  • India,
  • Jāmnagar.,
  • England,
  • Leicester.

Subjects:

  • Jainism -- India -- Jāmnagar,
  • Jainism -- England -- Leicester,
  • Jāmnagar (India) -- Religion,
  • Leicester (England) -- Religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMarcus Banks.
SeriesOxford studies in social and cultural anthropology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1325.9.J35 B35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1701774M
ISBN 100198273886
LC Control Number92002641

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3 See Marcus Banks, Organizing Jainism in India and England (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). See also Peace through Non-Violence: Eighth Biennial Jaina Convention Souvenir Volume (Chicago, Ill.: Federation of Jain Associations in North America, ); and Bhuvanendra Kumar, Jainism in America (Mississauga, Ontario: Jain Humanities Press, ). The Golden Book of Jainism Mahendra Kulasrestha Paperback (3) Jainism: An Introduction (I.b. Taurus Introductions to Religion) The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India Pratapaditya Pal Paperback (4) Kadve Pravachan - Part 2 by Jain Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj. Jainism is India's sixth-largest religion and is practiced throughout India.. As per the census, there are only 4,, Jains in the billion population of India, the majority living in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, however, the influence of Jainism has been far greater on the Indian population than these numbers suggest. Banks, Marcus (). Organizing Jainism in India and England. London: Oxford University Press. Carrithers, Michael, and Caroline Humphrey, eds. ().

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