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Ahisma By chris mansel
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Ahimsa is a Hindu term meaning literally a state of peace and non-violence. This is a book of photography that uses fine art, and humor to seek a balance between these diverse fields. For all ages.
"JAIN ENLIGHTENMENT A Cosmic Way of Life ," 5-part digital TV series "Legend of Lord Bahubali," "King Adhinath's Golden City," "Lord Mahavira," "Magnificant Splendor of Jain Temples." By Filmmaker Vinanti Sarkar, GCDF, Inc.
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How many people really know about the world's oldest scientific religion, Jain Dharma ? It certainly has much to offer because three leading politicians: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr and... More > Nelson Mendala used the Jain principle of AHIMSA (Non-Violence) to liberate their people to gain independence from social oppression. This booklet "Jain Enlightenment - A Cosmic Way of Life" offers the key to understanding Jains - who seek forgiveness, not from an almighty god, but from those living souls they have harmed. The Jain prayer of forgiveness follows: I forgive all living beings, Let all living beings forigve me; All in this world are my friends, I have no enemies ... C.G. Jung wrote: "Enlightenment is not about imagining figures of light but of making the darkness conscious ..."< Less
Free Interpretation Redux By Godi Gutierrez
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"In his book, Godi investigates the function fulfilled in the psychism by revenge, and gradually reveals it to us as a mode of re-establishing equilibrium, of compensating a core of conflict in... More > which vengeance is an instinctive reaction, in order to reestablish psychic equilibrium. He delves into our roots, enters into the psychology of Paleolithic man, attempts to show the usefulness of that mechanism when the human being struggled to dominate nature, and how that same mechanism, transferred into historical epochs, is leading us toward self-destruction. He carries out an inquiry, investigating and comparing different cultures, he discovers how, in Eastern cultures, great men arose who were capable of leaping over their violence and proposing nonviolence." -from the Prologue by Dario Ergas, author of "The Meaning of Nonmeaning" and "The Look of Meaning"< Less
Free Interpretation Redux By Godi Gutierrez
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"In his book, Godi investigates the function fulfilled in the psychism by revenge, and gradually reveals it to us as a mode of re-establishing equilibrium, of compensating a core of conflict in... More > which vengeance is an instinctive reaction, in order to reestablish psychic equilibrium. He delves into our roots, enters into the psychology of Paleolithic man, attempts to show the usefulness of that mechanism when the human being struggled to dominate nature, and how that same mechanism, transferred into historical epochs, is leading us toward self-destruction. He carries out an inquiry, investigating and comparing different cultures, he discovers how, in Eastern cultures, great men arose who were capable of leaping over their violence and proposing nonviolence." -from the Prologue by Dario Ergas, author of "The Meaning of Nonmeaning" and "The Look of Meaning"< Less
Les Legs de Mahâvîra By Pierre Amiel
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excellent résumé de la doctrine jaïne telle que Mahavira l'a réformée.
Les Legs de Mahâvîra By Pierre Amiel
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excellent résumé de la doctrine jaïne telle que Mahavira l'a réformée.
Rabbits with Stars in their Eyes By Sandra Mizumoto Posey
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What happens on the day two young rabbits decide they don't want to eat vegetables anymore? As they play in the fields trying to catch mice like the cats do, they come upon an unfamiliar reading a... More > book. The mysterious storyteller teaches them about the first rabbit who, on the very first of days, learned that the sparkling eyes of a mouse aren't so different from his own. A gentle tale about non-violence and compassion. **** "Ahimsa or nonviolence is the experience of oneness with others. The story conveys this message in a simple but delightful manner. A must-read for all children." -- Tara Sethia, Director, Ahimsa Center: Nonviolence in Thought and Action **** "Beautifully written and illustrated. A lovely way to teach kids respect and empathy for other living creatures." -- Andy Raskin, author of The Ramen King and I< Less
The Kingdom of God Is Within You: Leo Tolstoy By LogoStar Press
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"The Kingdom of God Is Within You" is a non-fiction work written by Leo Tolstoy, and was first published in Germany in 1894, after being banned in his home country of Russia. The title of... More > the book is taken from Luke 17:21. In the book Tolstoy speaks of the principle of nonresistance when confronted by violence, as taught by Jesus. A book that became the pillar of Mahatma Gandhi's ahimsa theory , and which finally led to the independence of India.< Less
The Kingdom of God Is Within You: Leo Tolstoy By LogoStar Press
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"The Kingdom of God Is Within You" is a non-fiction work written by Leo Tolstoy, and was first published in Germany in 1894, after being banned in his home country of Russia. The title of... More > the book is taken from Luke 17:21. In the book Tolstoy speaks of the principle of nonresistance when confronted by violence, as taught by Jesus. A book that became the pillar of Mahatma Gandhi's ahimsa theory , and which finally led to the independence of India.< Less
Baby Name For Jain Girls By Shushmul Maheshwari
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The word Jainism is derived from a Sanskrit word “jina” which means the conqueror. Mahavira or “the great hero” is the founder of Jainism. Mahavira is believed to be the most... More > recent mentor out of the 24 who owe the credit of bringing Jainism to the world. The Tirthankaras or teachers told people to abandon the world by practicing strict religious asceticism. Followers of Jainism do not believe in creator God but they put special emphasis on ahimsa or non-violence. They believe that strict self-denial can help them get rid of the never-ending cycle of life-death-and-rebirth. Mahavira had founded the monastic community of monks and nuns, who keep their mouth covered with muslin clothes to keep the insects or flies away.< Less