Sentence Examples


  • These temples belong to the Jains, and contain two massive statues of their deities, the one black, the other white.
  • The Jains all over India burn sticks of incense before their Jina.
  • But the Buddha, while rejecting the sacrifices and the ritualistic magic of the brahmin schools, the animistic superstitions of the people, the asceticism and soultheory of the Jains, and the pantheistic speculations of the poets of the pre-Buddhistic Upanishads, still retained the belief in transmigration.
  • In this way both Buddhism (q.v.) and Jains have almost been swallowed up by Hinduism; Sikhism (q.v.) is only preserved by the military requirements of the British, and even the antagonism between Hindu and Mahommedan is much less acute than it used to be.
  • More than two-fifths of the Jains in India are found in Bombay and its native states, including Baroda.
 

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