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Jainism

  1. 1. Philosophical and religious system whichoriginated in India around the sixth century BC in response to the highly ritualized Brahmanism. Janis do not believe thatMahavir was the founder of a new religion.According to them, he gathered Tirthankar previous study.
  2. 2. MahavirMahavir Jayanti is the main Jain festival.Mahavirswami is the twenty-fourth Tirthankar. Hewas born in 599 BC at Kshatriyakund nearmodern Patna in Bihar. When Queen Trishla wasexpecting the baby she had 14 beautiful dreams .When the wise men were asked about the dreamsthey said she was going to have an extraordinarychild, one who will show the path to truehappiness to humanity.
  3. 3. What does Jainismteach?Jainism teaches about friendship with all living beings, and its aim is the welfare of the whole universe - and not just humans. Philosophy of Jainism firmly insists that animals and plants have souls, something like minerals, fire, water, air also have souls... All objects contain life, and therefore should not be exploited and used by mankind, but treated like our kind friends.
  4. 4. •Non-violence, •tellingthe truth, •purity of soul, •To not have,•do not take what is not given.
  5. 5. Former symbol of Jainism
  6. 6. What do Janis believe in? not one-side of man, the universe, the soul, not the soul, but the curse, eternal liberation through enlightenment.
  7. 7. Jain scripturesJain canon contains about sixty texts that are divided into three groups: pūrvas (twelve books), Angas (twelve books) and Angabahyja (secondary canon).
  8. 8. Sacred places Abu-faction of the holy mountain, Palitana-the holy city, Gimar-holy mountain, Samed-holy mountain, Koszin-Jain temple.
  9. 9. Author: Julia Hilgartner

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