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  • The older part may go back as early as the 3rd century B.C., and it sets out more especially the Jain doctrine of tapas or self-mortification, in contradistinction to the Buddhist view, which condemned asceticism.
  • On the other hand, the Jains are as determined in their views of asceticism (tapas) as they were compromising in their views of philosophy.

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