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Lecture 12

lecture 12


Department
Religion
Course Code
RLG205H5
Professor
Ajay Rao
Lecture
12

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Week 12 RELIGIOUS NATIONALISM
Jainism: may have developed before the 6th century BC. Jainism developed because
of religious bigotry + exploitation + corruption. It tried to reduce monopoly of the
community.
In past spoke Sanskrit which is not the language of the people. People did not
understand -> get exploitation.
Brahmin:
1.Did not let the poor live in the community.
2.Force people to celebrate religious ceremony by killing people.
3.Gender exploitation by forcing women to stay at home.
Start Buddhism and Jainism to stop the exploitation.
Factors to start Jainism:
1.Difficult language
2.Philosophy
3.Exploitation
Satriya function is to protect the people.
Jains believe in karma + transmigration of souls from 1 body to another.
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