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Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

Series Editor: Peter Flügel

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  1. Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Olle Qvarnström

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    Interest in Indian religion and comparative philosophy has increased in recent years, but despite this the study of Jaina philosophy is still in its infancy. This book looks at the role of philosophy in Jaina tradition, and its significance within the general developments in Indian philosophy....

    Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Studies in Jaina History and Culture

    Disputes and Dialogues

    Edited by Peter Flügel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    The last ten years have seen interest in Jainism increasing, with this previously little-known Indian religion assuming a significant place in religious studies. Studies in Jaina History and Culture breaks new ground by investigating the doctrinal differences and debates amongst the Jains rather...

    Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge

  3. History, Scripture and Controversy in a Medieval Jain Sect

    By Paul Dundas

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    Examining the history and intellectual activity of the medieval Svetambara Jain renunciant order, the Tapa Gaccha, this book focuses on the consolidation by the Tapa Gaccha from the thirteenth century of its identity as the leading Svetambara order. The author argues that this was variously...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The History of Vegetarianism and Cow-Veneration in India

    By Ludwig Alsdorf

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    For the first time, this influential study by Ludwig Alsdorf is made available to an English speaking audience, translated by Bal Patil. It focuses on two of the most pertinent issues in Indian religion, the history of vegetarianism and cow-veneration, and its historical approach remains relevant...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Early Asceticism in India: Ajivikism and Jainism
    By Piotr Balcerowicz
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  2. Yoga in Jainism
    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple
    To Be Published October 26th 2015
  3. Early Sources of the Jaina Tradition
    By Bansidhar Bhatt
    To Be Published January 1st 2016
  4. Jaina Law and Society
    Edited by Peter Fluegel
    To Be Published March 1st 2016

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