Article: Jain beliefs

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That Which Is: Tattvārtha Sūtra
Umāsvāti / Umāsvāmi
translated by Nathmal Tatia
Sacred Literature series
International Sacred Literature Trust in association with Harper Collins; London, UK; 1994

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Jain Cosmology
Colette Caillat
and Ravi Kumar
translated by R. Norman
Bookwise (India) Pct. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2004

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Commentary on Tattvārtha Sūtra of Vācaka Umāsvāti
Pandit Sukhlalji
translated by K. K. Dixit
L. D. series; volume 44
L. D. Institute of Indology; Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India; 1974

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Cosmology Old & New: Being a modern commentary on the fifth chapter of Tattvārthādhigama Sūtra
G. R. Jain
Jñānapīṭha Mūrtidevī granthamālā: English series; volume 5
Bhāratīya Jñānapīṭh Publication; New Delhi, India; 1991

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

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Karma and Rebirth in Classical Indian Tradition
Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty
University of California Press; Berkeley, California, USA; 1980

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‘Colours of the Soul: By-Products of Activity or Passions?’
Kristi L. Wiley
Philosophy East and West
edited by Kim Skoog
volume 50: 3
University of Hawai'i Press; 2000

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‘Evolution of the Jaina Theory of Leśyā’
Suzuko Ohira
Jain Journal
volume 13–14
1978–80

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‘The Colours of the Soul and the Origin of Karmic Eschatology’
Erik Af Edholm
On the Meaning of Death: Essays on Mortuary Rituals and Eschatological Beliefs
edited by Sven Cederroth, Claes Corlin and Jan Lindström
Uppsala Studies in Cultural Anthropology series; volume 8
Upsaliensis Academiae; Uppsala and Stockholm, Sweden; 1988

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Gender and Salvation: Jaina Debates on the Spiritual Liberation of Women
Padmanabh S. Jaini
University of California Press; Berkeley, California, USA; 1991

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‘Ahimsa and Compassion in Jainism’
Kristi L. Wiley
Studies in Jaina History and Culture: Disputes and Dialogues
edited by Peter Flügel
Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies series; volume 1
Routledge Curzon Press; London, UK; 2006

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Escaping the World: Women Renouncers among Jains
Manisha Sethi
South Asian History & Culture series; volume 8
Routledge Taylor & Francis Group; London, UK and New Delhi, India; 2011

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Jain Vrata-tap
Saryu Vinod Doshi
Rajkot, Gujarat, India; 2002

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‘Negotiating Karma, Merit, and Liberation: Vow-taking in the Jain Tradition’
M. Whitney Kelting
Dealing with Deities: The Ritual Vow in South Asia
edited by Selva J. Raj and William P. Harman
State University of New York Press; Albany, New York, USA; 2006

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‘Fasting unto death according to the Jaina tradition’
Colette Caillat
Acta Orientalia
volume 38
Oriental Societies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden; Stockholm, Sweden; 1977

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A Handbook on the Three Jewels of Jainism: The Yogaśāstra of Hemacandra
Hemacandra
translated by Olle Qvarnström
Pandit Nathuram Premi Research series; volume 29
Hindi Granth Karyalay; Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; 2012

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The Philosophy of Jainism
edited by Kim Skoog
Philosophy East and West
special issue; volume 50: 3
University of Hawai'i Press; 2000

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‘Modern Science and the Four Noble Truths of Jains’
K. V. Mardia
Young Jains International Newsletter
volume 22: 1
February to May 2008

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‘The Scientific Foundations of Jainism’
Shamil Chandaria
Jain Spirit
volume 1
March to May 2003

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Many-Sided Wisdom: A New Politics of the Spirit
Aidan Rankin
O Books; Winchester, Hampshire, UK and Washington DC, USA; 2010

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Steps to Liberation: 2500 Years of Jain Art and Religion
Jan van Alphen
Etnografisch Museum Antwerpen; Antwerp, Belgium; 2000

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‘Women and Jainism in India’
Nalini Balbir
Women in Indian Religions
edited by Arvind Sharma
Oxford University Press; Delhi, India; 2002

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‘Observations on the sect of Jains’
Henry Thomas Colebrooke
Asiatic Researches
volume 9
1807

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Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India
John E. Cort
Oxford University Press USA; New York, USA; 2001

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The Jains
Paul Dundas
Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices series; series editor John Hinnels and Ninian Smart; volume 14
Routledge Curzon Press; London, UK; 2002

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Scripture and Community: Collected Essays on the Jains
Kendall W. Folkert
edited by John E. Cort
Studies in World Religions series; volume 6
Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University & Scholars Press; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 1993

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Jainism: An Indian Religion of Salvation
Helmuth von Glasenapp
translated by Shridhar B. Shrotri
Lala Sundar Lal Jain Research series; volume 14
Motilal Banarsidass; New Delhi, India; 1999

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La religion djaïna
Armand Albert Guérinot
Paul Geuthner; Paris, France; 1926

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‘On Mahāvīra and his Predecessors’
Hermann Jacobi
Indian Antiquary
volume 9
1880

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'Uttarâdhyayana Sûtra'
translated and edited by Hermann Jacobi
Jaina Sutras Part II: Uttarâdhyayana Sûtra and Sûtrakritâṅga
Sacred Books of the East series; series editor F. Max Müller; volume 45
Clarendon Press; Oxford, England UK; 1895

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Religion and Culture of the Jains
Jyoti Prasad Jain
Jñānapīṭha Mūrtidevī granthamālā: English series; volume 6
Bhāratīya Jñānapīṭh; New Delhi, India; 1975

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The Jaina Path of Purification
Padmanabh S. Jaini
University of California Press; Berkeley, California USA; 1979

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Collected Papers on Jaina Studies
Padmanabh S. Jaini
Motilal Banarsidass; New Delhi, India; 2000

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‘Le Jainisme’
Olivier Lacombe
L'Inde classique: manuel des études indiennes
edited by Louis Renou and Jean Filliozat et alia
volume 2
Imprimerie Nationale; Paris, France and Hanoi, Vietnam; 1953

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‘Une secte religieuse dans l’Inde contemporaine’
Louis Renou
and Marie-Simone Renou
Études
École Française d’Extrême-Orient; Paris, France; 1951

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‘Women and the Reproduction of the Jain Community’
Josephine Reynell
The Assembly of Listeners
edited by Michael Carrithers and Caroline Humphrey
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1991

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The Doctrine of the Jainas: Described after the Old Sources
Walther Schubring
translated by Wolfgang Bühlen
edited by Satya Ranjan Banerjee
Lala Sunder Lal Jain Research series; volume 15
Motilal Banarsidass; New Delhi, India; 2000

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Mahāvīra and His Teachings
A. N. Upadhye, Bal Patil and Dalsukh Malvania
volume VII: 1
Bhagavān Mahāvīra 2500th Nirvāna Mahotsava Samiti; Bombay, Maharashtra, India; 1977

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Historical Dictionary of Jainism
Kristi L. Wiley
Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements series; series editor Jon Woronoff; volume 53
Scarecrow Press; Maryland, USA; 2004

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