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  • Mahavir Sanglikar
    Dear Friends, Jai Jinendra. This is a list of my important and popular articles on Jainism on Hubpages and elsewhere. This list will help students and scholars
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      Dear Friends, Jai Jinendra.

      This is a list of my important and popular articles on Jainism on Hubpages and elsewhere. This list will help students and scholars of Jainism to find my articles. For convenience, I am giving synopsis of each article with the link.

      Biographies

      Biographies of the most important personalities in India.

      Vardhaman Mahaveer and His Life

      Vardhaman Mahaveer, also known as Bhagwan Mahavir was one of the greatest philosophers of ancient India. He rearranged ancient faith of Jainism. This detailed article discusses the life of Vardhaman Mahaveer. Read more at:

      Vardhaman Mahaveer and His Life

      Who Was Krishna?

      Krishna is a popular deity of Vaishnavite Hindus today. Although he is presented as a personality from Vedic fold, he was a non-Vedic personality. Read more at: Who Was Krishna?

      Emperor Chandragupta Maurya: a Royal Ascetic

      Chandragupt Maurya was the first historical emperor of India, who ruled almost all the parts of south Asia. He became a Jain ascetic in his late life. This article gives you some details of this great emperor's ascetic life. Read at: Emperor Chandragupta Maurya: a Royal Ascetic

      Bhagwan Mahavir in Brief

      This is a short introduction to the life of Vardhaman Mahaveer. Read at: Bhagwan Mahavir in Brief

      Mahatma Gandhi and Jainism

      Although born in a Vaishnavite family, Mahatma Gandhi was greatly influenced by Jain principles and the Jain way of life. This article tells you about how this great man was influenced by Jainism. Read at: Mahatma Gandhi and Jainism

      Emperor Ashok and Jainism

      After the war of Kaling, Emperor Ashok adopted Buddhism. What was the religion of this emperor before adopting Buddhism? This article discusses about the religious background of this great emperor. Read at: Emperor Ashok and Jainism

      Death of Chanakya

      We know much about the political life of Chanakya. But there are no references about his death in the literature. However, Jain literature throws some life on this issue. Read at: Death of Chanakya

      ART AND ARCHITECTURE

      Photographic introduction to Jain art and architecture.

      Miniature Paintings in Jain Manuscripts

      In most of the medieval Jain manuscript, you will find beautiful miniature paintings. Here is a short introduction to such paintings: Miniature Paintings in Jain Manuscripts

      Photo Feature: Jain Caves of Udaygiri and Khandagiri

      An introduction to the ancient Jain caves of Udaygiri and Khandgiri is Odissa, with some beautiful photographs. Visit: Photo Feature: Jain Caves of Udaygiri and Khandagiri

      Jain Art and Architecture: Jain Temples

      A photographic introduction to the most famous Jain temples in India. Visit: Jain Art and Architecture: Jain Temples

      Gomateshwara Statue at Shravanabelagola: A Wonder

      A short write up on the wonderful statue of Bahubali Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola in Karnataka. Read at: Gomateshwara Statue at Shravanabelagola: A Wonder

      Jain Temples in the Forts

      In many famous forts of India, there are beautiful Jain temples built by various kings. This is a photographic introduction to such Fort Temples. Visit: Jain Temples in the Forts

      Live and Let Live Philosophy of Jainism

      A short article with photographs about the Jain philosophy of non-violence and compassion. Read at: Live and Let Live Philosophy of Jainism

      Jain Community

      Interesting facts about Jain community

      History of Migration of Jain Community

      From ancient times Jains migrated from one region to another regions in southern Asia. In recent pats, they migrated to other countries of the world. This article discusses about the migrations. Read at: History of Migration of Jain Community

      Jainism: An Introduction to Some Western Jains

      An introduction to some individuals in west who have adopted the Jain way of life. This article gives you short write ups on such individuals with their photographs. Visit: Jainism: An Introduction to Some Western Jains

      Famous Jains on Postal Stamps

      Philatelic introduction to some famous Jains. Read at: Famous Jains on Postal Stamps

      Life of Jain Women in India

      This article discusses the life of Jain women in India. Read at: Life of Jain Women in India

      The Structure of Jain Community

      If you think that a Jain means a person from merchant community in India, you are wrong. To know the facts about Jain community, you must read this article: The Structure of Jain Community

      What Jains Do Not Tell You About Jainism?

      Most of the Jains fail to tell you the core things of Jainism. This article deals with the real values of Jainism. Read at: What Jains Do Not Tell You About Jainism?

      History

      History related articles.

      The Origin of Shiv and Shaivism

      Shaivism is a deeply spread religion of India. In this article, I have thrown some light on the origin of Shaivism and its deity Shiv. Read at: The Origin of Shiv and Shaivism

      The Origin of Hinduism

      What is the origin of Hinduism? Is Hinduism older than Jainism and Buddhism? Read at: The Origin of Hinduism

      The Religion of Mauryan Emperors

      This article discusses about the religion of Mauryan Emperors Chandragupt, Bindusar, Ashok, Samprati and others. Read at: The Religion of Mauryan Emperors

      The Origin of Diwali

      Diwali is one of the most important festivals in India. What is the origin of this festival? Read at: The Origin of Diwali

      Matang Community: Matangs in Jain Literature and History

      Matang is an ancient tribe of India. There are a lot of references to Matangs in Jain literature. This article throws some light on such literature. Read at: Matang Community: Matangs in Jain Literature and History

      Miscellaneous Articles

      Miscellaneous articles related to Jainism.

      Jain Birds Hospital: A Hospital For Birds at Delhi

      This is an introduction to the unique Hospital for Birds at old Delhi. Read at: Jain Birds Hospital: A Hospital For Birds at Delhi

      Future of Jainism in India

      Is there any future for Jainism in India? An eye opening article for Jains. Read at: Future of Jainism in India

      What is Jain Food?

      What is Jain Food? Read at: What is Jain Food?


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