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An Overview of the Jaina Purāṇas
John E. Cort
Wendy Doniger
Journal or book or series
Purāṇa Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu and Jaina Texts
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State University of New York Press; 1993; New York, USA

Pages 185 to 206

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Principles Jain Mahābhāratas
Jain Purāṇas
Jain Rāmāyaṇas
Jain Universal History
Jain epics
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