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Doctrine of Karman in Jain Philosophy
Helmuth von Glasenapp
G. Barry Gifford
Hiralal R. Kapadia
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Asian Humanities Press; 2003; Fremont, California, USA

Originally published in German by Otto Harrassowiz in 1915, in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, under the title Die Lehre vom Karman in der Philosophie der Jainas, based on the author's PhD dissertation submitted to the University of Bonn the previous year.

Revised by the author, the English translation was first published in 1942 by Bai Vijibai Jivanlal Panalal Charity Fund in Bombay, Maharashtra, India provides the full text of the 1942 edition to read online or to download as a PDF.

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Theme Article
Principles Jain beliefs
Scales of Perfection


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